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Syllabus 

Published by the 
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College of Liberal Arts 
northwestern University 




WILLIAM RUSSELL PRICKETT, 2 A E 
FRANK McELWAIN, B 6 II 
R. K. CRAWFORD, A T - 



Editor-in-Chief 

Business Manager 

Assistant Business Manager 



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fraternities 

ANDREW COOKE, * A 9 



Committees 

University and Organizations 

A. R. JONES, 2 A E 



Grinds 

W. M. WILLIAMS, 4> K 2 
FLORENCE HARRIS, AXfi 



Athletics 

E. L. LONGPRE, *Kf 



Calendar 

E. W. RAWLINS, B9II 
RUTH PHILLIPPI, r * B 
MAY CLARK, A * 



Literary 

G. T. NESMITH, 2 N 
MYRTLE DICKSON, K K 
ELNORA RICHARDSON 
EDITH HEAPS, U. W. C. 



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...Greeting.. 



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KIND READER, accept this volume in 
the same spirit in which it is given : 
neither as censor nor as sponsor. 
A mirror of student life in the college 
days of '99, reflecting their joys and 
sorrows, their romance and realism. 
And when those days have slipped away, 
may this volume be a token of remem- 
brance which will serve to recall the 
glees and friendships, the rivalries, de- 
feats and triumphs under the canopy of 
the oaks. <£<£jt<£j*j*<j*j*j* 



University 



faculty 

HENRY WADE ROGERS, A.B., LL.D., 
President of the University. 

Daniel Bonbright, LL.D., John Evans Professor of Latin Language and Literature 
Oliver Marcy, L.L.D , Dean, William Deering Professor of Geology 
Herbert Franklin Fisk, A.M., D.D., Professor of Pedagogics 

Robert McLean Cumnock, A.M., Professor of Rhetoric and Elocution 
Robert Baird, A.M., Professor of Greek 
Charles William Pearson, A.M., Professor of English Literature [History 

Robert Dickinson Sheppard, A.M., D.D., Professor of English and American 
Abram Van Eps Young, Ph.B., Professor of Chemistry 

George Washington Hough, LL.D., Professor of Astronomy and Director 
of Dearborn Observatory 
James Taft Hatfield, Ph.D., Professor of German Language and Literature 
Charles Beach Atwell, Ph. M., Registrar Professor of Botany 
Henry Crew, Ph.D., Fayer weather Professor of Physics 
J. Scott Clark, A.M., Professor of English Language 
John Henry Cray, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science 

Peter Christian Lutkin, Professor of Music [Intellectual Philosophy 

George Albert Coe, Ph.D., Secretary, John Evans Professor of Moral and 
Charles Horswell, Ph.D., Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature 
Ai.ja Robinson Crook, Ph.D., Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology 
Henry Skely White, Ph.D., Noyes Professor of Pure Mathematics 
Thomas Franklin Holgate, Ph.D., Professor of Applied Mathematics 
William Caldwell, Sc.D., Professor of Ethics and Social Philosophy 
William Albert Locy, Ph.D., Professor of Zoology 

Charles Joseph Little, D.D., LL.D., Professor of Church History 
Charles Frederick Bradley, A.M., D D., Professor of New Testament Greek 
George Oliver Curme, A.M., Professor of Germanic Philology 
James Alton James, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Continental Europe 
Henry Freeman Stecker, Ph.D. 

Edouard Baillot, B.S., Professor of Romance Languages 
Emily Huntington Miller, A.M., Principal of the Woman's Department, 
and Assistant Professor of English Literature 
Henry' Cohn, A.M., Assistant Professor of German 
John Adams Scott, Ph.D , Assistant Professor of Greek 

Milton Spencer Terry, D D., LL.D., Lecturer on the Bible 
Albert Ericson, A.M., Instructor in the Swedish Language [Languages 

Nels Edward Simonsen, A.M., D.D., Instructor in the Norwegian and Danish 
Arthur Herbert Wilde, A.B , B.D., Instructor in History 
Omera Floy'D Long, Ph.D , Instructor in Latin 
Henry LE Daum, A.B., Instructor in French 
Henry Freeman Stecker, Ph.D., Instructor in Mathematics 
Horace Snyder, Ph.D., Assistant in Physics 

Otto Hermann Syvezey, M.S., Assistant in Zoology 
Samuel Debenham Gloss, B.S., Assistant in Chemistry 
Jackson Stitt Wilson, A.B., Assistant in English 



Glass Organizations 



Class of ninety=€igbt 



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G. H. Tomlinson -- ---.. President 

Louise M. Taylor -------- Vice President 

R. H. Wilkinson, Jr. ----- Secretary 

E. W. Engstrom ---------- Treasurer 

R. E Wilson ._.... Sergeant-at-Arms 



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Colors 



NILE GREEN AND ROSE 



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Veil 



RAH-LA-KA-HI ! KALOO ! 
ZIP-BOOM! BA-LA-BOOM! N! U! 
NINETY-EIGHT ! 



Class Organizations 



Class of ninety=nitK 



May Clark - President 

J. M. Springer ------- vice President 

Myrtle M. Dickson ----- - Secretary 

D. S. Bokh .-.-..-_. Treasurer 

Colors 

PURPLE AND LAVENDER 



Veil 



RACK-A-LAC ! RACK-A-DAC ! 
RACK-A-LACK-A-UNE ! 
ZIP BOOM ! BANG BOOM ! 
NINETY-NINE! 



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Frank McCxusky 


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2 


G. B. Knowlton 


21 


3 


Roy C. Flick inger 


22 


4 


Jessie B. Goodsmith 


23 


5 


Ei.iza P. Hall 


24 


6 


Andrew Beernink 


25 


7 


Clay Buntain 


26 


8 


George W Muhlkman 


27 


9 


Elnora Richardson 


28 


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Ella m. Pierce 


29 


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Irwin R. Hall 


30 


12 


Myrtle M. Dickson 


31 


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O. C. AlNSWORTH 


32 


14 


Maud E. Miller 


33 


15 


Bessie B. Hutchison 


34 


16 


Paul R. Siberts 


35 


17 


W.J. Sweeny 


36 


18 


W. F. White 


37 


19 


F. W. McNktt 


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members 

George p. Votz 40 

E. D. Dennison 41 

F. W. Barnim 42 
Jessie M. Miller 43 
Bessie W. Clark 44 
Anna Stuart 45 
Bertha Anderson 46 
W. M. Machesney 47 
W. R. Prickett 48 
Grace E Telling 49 
D. D. Hoaglani) 50 

D. S. Bokh 51 
May Clark 52 
Cora M. Fyfe 53 
Marjorie L. Fitch 55 
Edith E. Heaps 56 
O. W. Dorman 57 
B. G. Wyrick 58 
J. M. Springer 59 

E. F. Burchard 



E. W. Rawlins 
G. D. Cleworth 
G. T. NesmiTh 

F,LFRIEDA HOCHBAUM 

E. W. McGrew 
Jane A. Chase 
A. R. Jones 
Mary M. Logeman 
K. D. King 
Jessie L- Paddock 
Andrew Cooke 
Ruth Phillippi 
C. H. Woolbert 
W M. Williams 
R. K. Crawford 
Clarice M. Lytle 
Elmer L. Longpre 
Charles F. Juvenal 
Ray C. Libberton 



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Glass Organizations 

Class of ninetcenfiundrcd 

H. M. Tilroe President 

Laura E. Arnold -------- vice President 

Jennie N. Scott ------ Secretary 

D. C. Chaddock ---------- Treasurer 

S. P. Hart -.-.-_. Sergeant-at-Arms 

Colors 

OLD GOLD AND WHITE 

Veil 

RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! ZIC, ZAC, ZAUGHT ! 
RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! NAUGHTY-NAUGHT ! 

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Class Organizations 



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E. K. Perry ------------- President 

Leila S. Morris ---------- vice President 

W. T. B Campbell ------- Treasurer 

Adelaide L. Lewis ----- Secretary 



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Colors 



Pl'RPLE AND OLD GOLD 



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RICKETY ! RICKETY ! RICKETY RUN ! 
U. NORTHWESTERN, NINETEEN-ONE ! 



fraternities 



Andrew €ooke 



fraternities 

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Sigma €bi 

Founded at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, June 28, 1855. 

Colors 

LIGHT BLUE AND GOLD 

Active Chapters 



Dartmouth College 
Cornell University 
Bucknell College 
Columbia College 



Columbian University 

University of Michigan 

University of Pennsylvania 

Hobart College 



University of Cincinnati 

University of North Carolina 
Washington and Lee University 
Gettysburg College 

Randolph-Macon College 
Hampden-Sidney College 
Albion College 



Purdue University 
Lehigh University 
Ohio State University 
De Pauw University 
University of Virginia 
Pennsylvania State College 
Butler University 
Hanover College 
Dickinson College 
Indiana State University 
Beloit College 



Massachusetts Institute of Technology 



Miami University 
Northwestern University 
University of Wisconsin 
Illinois Wesleyan University 
Kentucky State College 
University of Nebraska 
University of Southern California 
Vanderbilt University 
University of California Tulane University- 

University of Chicked Center College 



Denison University 
University of Illinois 
University of Minnesota 
Ohio Wesleyan University 

University of Texas 
University of Kansas 
Leland Stanford Jr. University 

University of Mississippi 
University of West Virginia 

University of Missouri 



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Alumni Chapters 



Chicago Lincoln Lafayette Philadelphia 

Cincinnati Kansas City Montgomery 

Columbus Indianapolis New York St. Paul 

Washington Springfield New Orleans 



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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 



Sigma €bi « Omega Chapter 

Founded at Northwestern University, June 23, 1869. 



fraternities 



C. H. Bartlett 

F. M. ELLIOT 
A. B. Harbert 
V. A. Matteson 

F. D. Raymond, <f> B K 
J. J. Shuman 
F. P. Vose 
E. H. Webster 
Earnest Woodyat . 



Tratres in Urbe 

M. C. Bragdon 

J. E. Deering 

N. M. Hutchinson 

Myron Hunt 

G. P. Merrick 

W. C. Van Benschoten 

R. R. Shuman 

J. P. Van Doozer 

C. P. Wheeler 

C. B. Eyer 

J. R. Whitcomb 



D. P. Donaldson 
F. D. Hesler 

M. J. KlRKMAN 

Henry A. Pearsons 
E. L. Shuman, * B K 
H. D. Rawson 
LeRoy W. Warren 
C. A. Wightman 
F. M. Brewer 



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Tratres in Universitate 

School of medicine 



Carey Culbertson 
Burt F. Howard 
Gorden Buck 

Lawrence R. Packard 

Lorin C. Collins, III 



College of Liberal Arts 

Seniors 



Clarence H. Mowry, 9 X E, Deru 



Thomas W. Oberlin 
S. Shultz 

George Cullen 
Ellis K. Kerr 



Carleton H. Pendleton, Deru 



Juniors 

Dwight S. Harding, ONE Cornelius R. Barnard, 9 N E 

Wm. J. Sweeney, 6 N E 



Arthur T. McIntosh 



Paul W. Cleveland 
Wallace W. Cumnock 
Clarence H. McCarthy 



Sophomores 

Lucian E. Smith 

freshmen 



Specials 



Frederick M. Wing 



Albert W. Leonard 
Steven C. Rawlins 
Wm. L. Eaton- 



Percy C- Pickrell 
Edward W. McGrew 



Loring C. Collins, III 
Charles F. Scott 



Fraternities 



Pbi Rappa Sigma 

Founded at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1850. 



Colors 

BLACK AND GOLD 

Active Chapters 

Alpha — University of Pennsylvania 

Delta — Washington and Jefferson College 
Epsilon — Dickinson College 

Zeta — Franklin and Marshall College 
Eta — University of Virginia 

Lambda — University of North Carolina 

Mu — Tulane University 

Tau — Randolph-Macon College 

Upsilon — Northwestern University 
Phi— Richmond College 

Psi — Pennsylvania State College 

Alpha-Alpha — Washington and Lee University 
Alpha-Beta — University of Toronto 

Alpha-Gamma — University of West Virginia 



fllumni Chapters 

Chicago Philadelphia New York 



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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 



fraternities 

Pbi Rappa Sigma « Upsilon Chapter 

Established at Northwestern July S, 1S72. 

Tratres in Urbe 

W. F. Singleton, '61 F. W. Cleveland, '73 F. M. Bristol, * b k 

C. B. Rice, '78 F. B. Dyche, 'So. * B K F. L. Rice, * B K 

W. A. Dyche, '82 M. M. Gridley, '83 L. S. Rice, '83 

E. B. OriNLAN, Ex-'83 W. A. Phillips, '83*BK Conrad Bunn, Ex-'84 
C. S. Roddin, '84 W. D. Sargent, '84 F. C. Hollingshead, Ex-'92 

V. J. Hall, '94, 9XE F. T. Murray, '96, e N E E. J. Williams, Ex-'96, 9 N E 

H. W. Walker, Ex-'gS R. M. Brown, Ex-'9S H. D.Williams, Ex. '99,6 N E 

Tratres in Tacultate 

Frank J. Johnson, A.M., M.D., * B K Stanley P. Black, Ph.B., M.D. 

Vernon J. Hall, M.S., Ph.D., 9 X E Samuel D. Gloss, B.S., 9 N E 



Tratres in Universitate 

School of Caw 

Robert L. Sheppard 9 X E, <f> A * George M. Silyerthorne 

School of medicine 

Kir. Davis Lon. W Beans, 9 X E 

College of Liberal Arts 

Post-firaduaie 

Samuel D Gloss, 9 X E 

Senior 

B. Leroy Perkins, Deru, 9 X E 

Junior 

Willis M. Williams, 9 N E 

Sophomores 

Victor E. Brown Frank M. Levings Clare H. Hall 

freshmen 

James L. Sparling William G. Ouade 

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fraternities 

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Beta Cbeta Pi 

Founded at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, July, 1839. 

Colors 

PINK AND LIGHT BLUE 

Roll of Active Chapters 

District T District TT 

Harvard Brown Boston Maine State Rutgers Cornell Stevens St. Lawrence 

Amherst Dartmouth Wesleyan Yale Colgate Union ' Columbia ( Syracuse 

District TIT 

University of Pennsylvania 
Johns Hopkins Dickinson Lehigh Pennsylvania State College 

District IU 

Hampden-Sidney North Carolina Virginia Davidson 

District U 

Centre Cumberland Mississippi Vanderbilt Texas 

District UT 

Miami University of Cincinnati Western Reserve Ohio Bethany 

Ohio Wesleyan Wittenberg Dennison YVooster 

Kenyon Ohio State 

District UTT 

De Pauw " Indiana Michigan Wabash 

District UTTT 

Knox Beloit University of Iowa Chicago Iowa Wesleyan Wisconsin 

Northwestern Minnesota 

District IX 

Westminster Kansas Denver Nebraska Missouri 

District X 

University of California Leland Stanford, Jr., University 

Alumni Chapters 

Hamilton, O. Kansas City New York Boston Chicago Cleveland Springfield 

Denver Wheeling San Francisco Providence Milwaukee Minneapolis 

St. Louis Cincinnati Philadelphia Washington Pittsburgh 

Akron, O. Columbus, O. Nashville, Tenn. 



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fraternities 



Beta Cbeta Pi«Rbo Chapter 

Founded at Northwestern University, July 30, 1S73. 



William A. Hamilton 
Charles G. Lewis 
Clark J. Tisdel 
Ward B. Sawyer 
Joseph E- Ward 
Charles S. Baylers 
Ernest H. Eversz 
James Taft Hatfield 
Charles A. Philips 
Charles McWilliams 
Frank McElwain 
Samuel Merwin 
Frederic Chatworthy 



Tratres in Urbe 

Philip R. Shumway 

Harry W. Whitehfzad 

S. Wade Hunt 

Wilfred Fitch Beardsley 

Harold T. Griswold 

Isaac R. Hitt 



Frank E. Ford 
Lawrence N. DeGolyer 
Arthur S. Underwood 
Charles M. Howe 
Henry S. Shedd 
Robert B. Sawyer 



Earle H. Barker Charles W. Spofford 



James Taft Hatfield 
Blew itt Lee 



Harry P. Pearsons 
Henry M. Echlin 
Charles H. Zimmerman- 
Thomas H. Lewis 
Clarence Dickinson 
A. L. Allen 

jmm in Tacultate 

John H. Long 

William W. Jaggard 



Will Whitehead 
Harley C. Winchell 
John A. Hedzie 
Henry B. Merwin 
Francis E. Miller 
J. A. Burhaus 



Arthur P. Edwards 



E. J. Edgerly 



Harry P. Pearsons, 9XE 



Tratres in Uniwrsitate 

School of Caw 

David H. Jackson- 



Frank J. Fulton 



College of Liberal Arts 

Senior 

Walter L. Herdien, Deru 

Juniors 

Barry Gilbert George H. Miller, 9 X E, Deru 

Edward W. Rawlins Frank A. Moore 

William N. Machesney William E. Meyers 

Sophomores 

DeClifford Chaddock Stephen P. Hart 

Maynard C. Cole T. V. Hart 

William A. Hard Charles W. Patterson 

freshmen 

Harry W. McOuaid Wilbur E. Spencer Edwin R. Perry 

Harry K. Spencer Arthur W. Woods 



fraternities 

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Phi Kappa P$i 

Founded at Jefferson College, Penn., February 19, 1852. 

Colors 

PINK AND LAVENDER 

Active Chapter Roll 



New York 

Alpha — Cornell University 
Beta — Syracuse University 
Gamma — Columbia University 
-Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute 



Pennsylvania District T 

Alpha — Washington and Jefferson College 
Beta — Allegheny College 

Gamma — Bucknell University 

Epsh.on — Gettysburg College Zeta- 

ZETA — Dickinson College 
Eta- Franklin and Marshall College Massachusetts 

THKTA-Lafayette College ALPHA-Amherst College 

Iota — University of Pennsylvania New Hampshire 

Kappa— Swarthmore College Alpha — Dartmouth College 

Virginia District TT West Virginia 

Alpha— University of Virginia Alpha— University of West Virginia 

Beta— Washington and Lee University Maryland 

Gamma— Hampden-Sidney College Alpha— Johns Hopkins University 

Mississippi District of Columbia 



Alpha — University of Mississippi 

Ohio 

Alpha — Ohio Wesleyan University 
Beta— Wittenberg College 
Delta — University of Ohio 



Illinois 
Alpha — Northwestern University 
Beta — University of Chicago 
Michigan 
Alpha — University of Michigan 
Iowa 
Alpha — University of Iowa 
Nebraska 
Alpha — University of Nebraska 



Alpha — Columbian University 

District TTT Indiana 

Alpha — DePauw University 

Beta — University of Indiana 

Gamma — Wabash College 

District TU Wisconsin 

Alpha — University of Wisconsin 
Gamma — Beloit College 
Minnesota 
Beta — University of Minnesota 

Kansas 
Alpha — University of Kansas 

California 
Beta — Leland Stanford, Jr., University 



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Alumni Associations 



New York 



Newark 
Cleveland 
Kansas City 



Washington Buffalo Philadelphia Pittsburg 
Bucyrus Springfield, O. Chicago Twin City 
Denver Portland San Francisco Portland 



Meadville 



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fraternities 

Pbi Kappa P$i«Tllinoi$ Alpha * 

Established in 1S64. Re-established in 1878. 

Tratres in ilrbe 

Perkins B. Bass George A. Bass James P. Grier 

Alexander Clark Charles K. Offield Wesley L. Knox 

Gkrhardt C. Mars William E- Wilkinson William S. Young 

John A. Bellows J. Lewis Alabaster James K. Bass 

William Griswold Burt Charles Herbert Parkes 

Wirt E. Humphrey Fred W. Reimers 

Conway H. Williams 

founders 

William H. Morrison James Frake Charles C. Bragdon J. B. McGuffin 

Charles K. Offield E. B. Wheeler Melvin A. Pingrke B. F. Elbert 

A. J. Kennicott M. C. Springer R. D. Sheppard John Ellis 

?ratre$ in Tacultate 

Robert Baird, A.M. Charles Horswell, Ph.D. Robert B. Preble, A.B. 

Archibald Church, M.D. Winfield Scott Hall, Ph.D. 

Charles M. Stuart, A.M. Charles W. Pierson, A.M. 



Tratres in Universitate 

School of Caw 

Jules N. Raymond John T. Campbell Frederick Ayer Ralph P. McKinnie 

School of medicine 

Charlf:s R. Scott Charles G. Beard Paul W. Axtell 

Edwin B. Halverson John H. Tillisch 



College of Ciberal Arts 



Senior 

Charles C. Boner 

Juniors 

Elmer L. Longprf. E Francis Burchard, 9 N E Ralph W. Hoi.mks 

Sopbomows 
Frank H. Bayne Ralph M. Crissmax Will F. White 

freshmen 
Hal C. Bangs Harry F. Little 

Special 

ROYCE P. ECKSTORM 
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fraternities 



Delta Upsilon 

Founded at Williams College, November, 1834 



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Colors 

SAPPHIRE BLUE AND OLD GOLD 



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Active Chapter Roll 



Amherst College 
Cornell University 



Williams College 

Brown University 

University of Wisconsin 
Union College 

Middlebury College 
Marietta College 

Northwestern University 
Bowdoin College 
Rutgers College 
University of the City of New York 
Colby University 
Columbia College 
University of Minnesota Leland Stanford, Jr., University 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 



Rochester University 
University of Michigan 
Lehigh University 
University of Pennsylvania 
Colgate University 
Lafayette College 
Tufts College 
Hamilton College 
Syracuse University 

Swarthmore College 

Harvard University 
De Pauw University 
University of California 



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Alumni Chapters 



New England Minneapolis Rhode Island Indianapolis New York 

Buffalo Syracuse Western New England Cleveland Rochester 

Chicago Albany San Francisco Detroit Maine 



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fraternities 

Delta ilpsilon* northwestern Chapter 

Established February, 1880. 

Tratres in Urbe 

Charles G. Dawes Charles S. Harmon, LL.B. 

Amary S. Haskins George E. Stanford, A.B. 

William R. Parkes, B.S., M.D. Frank G. Middekauf, LL.B. 

Shelby M. Singleton, LL.B. William R. Walrath, A.B. 

R. C. Dawes, A.B. Charles Arnd Forrest W. Beers, A.B. 

Park E- Simmons, LL.B. Frederick Arnd, A.B., LL-B. 

John W. Scott, A.B. John M. Curran, A.B. 

Frank R. Singleton Mark W. Cresap Avery R. Hayes, LL.B. 

Hugh R. Atchinson, A.B Harry B. Wilkinson, LL.B. 

Henry L. Tolman Arthur L. Whitely Daniel J. Holmes 

Tratre$ in Tacultate 

John H. Gray, Ph.D. George W. Hough, A.M., LL.D. 

William A. Locy, Ph. D. Leonard S. Skelton, M.D. 



Tratres in Universitate 

School of Caw 

Charles H. King Robert K. S. Catherwood 

School of medicine 

Allkn Buckner Kanavel 

Garrett Biblical Institute 

Will Earnest Bennett 

College of Liberal Arts 

seniors 
George H. Tomlinson, Deru. Rufus H. Wilkinson Merle W. Janes 

Junior* 

Karl D. King Clarence M. Thorne Robert K. Crawford 

George B. Knowlton George E. Cook 

Sophomores 
William C. Danforth Jesse P. Porter Irwin R. Hall 

freshmen 
Thomas A. Stoddard Jesse F. Matteson David I. Williams 

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fraternities 



fllpba Pbi 

Founded at Syracuse University, 1872. 



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Colors 

BORDEAUX AND SILVER GRAY 



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Active Chapter Roll 



Alpha — Syracuse University, '72 

Beta — Northwestern University, '81 

ETA — Boston University, '83 
Gamma — De Pauw University, '87 

Delta — Cornell University, '89 

Epsilon — Minnesota University, '90 
Zeta — Baltimore University, '91 

Theta — University of Michigan, '91 

Iota — University of Wisconsin, '96 



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Alumna Chapters 



Chicago Alumnae Association, '89 

Boston Alumna-; Association, '92 

Syracuse Alumnae Association, 92 

Minnesota Alumn.K Association 

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fraternities 

Alpha Phi « Beta Chapter 

Sororcs in Urbe 

Mary Swaii, Wilkinson, 'S5 Elizabeth Edwards Field, '89 

May Bennett Dyche, '91 Minnie Ruth Leroy, '91 

Martha Constance Smith. '91 Gertrude E. Simmons, '91 

Elizabeth Delight Sanborn, '93 Minnie Belle Turner, '94 

Katharine Hebbard, Ex-'95 Lillian Sanborn, Ex-'g6 

Ethel Grey, '96 Alice Freeman, '96 

Winfred S. Harris, Ex-'97 Ruth Baird, '97 

Sororcs in Unwersitate 

Seniors 
Ann Estei.le Caraway, O ^ Eva Estelle Moore 

Juniors 
Anna Stuart, fi *• May Clark, ft & 

Sophomores 

Edith M. Richardson Marion Eggleston Zimmerman 

Clara Louise Lane Sarah Esther Danforth 

Trcshmen 
Cecelia D. Greenwood Emma B. Lowell 

Blanche E. Snider Mary A. Carney 

School of Oratory 

Senior 
Anna C Reimers, il ^ 



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fraternities 



Delta Gamma 

Founded at Oxford, Mississippi, 1872. 



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Colors 



BRONZE, PINK AND BLUE 



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Active Chapter Roll 

Alpha — Mount Union College ZETA — Albion College 

ETA — Butchel College Kappa — University of Nebraska 

LAMBDA — University of Minnesota Xi — University of Michigan 

SlGMA — Northwestern University Tau — University of Iowa 

Phi— University of Colorado Chi — Cornell University 

Psi — Woman's College of Baltimore Omega — University of Wisconsin 

Upsilon— Leland Stanford, Jr., University 



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Hiumns Chapter Roll 



Nebraska Chapter 



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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 



Delta Gamma « Sigma Chapter 

Established at Northwestern, 1S82. 



fraternities 



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Sororcs in Urbe 



Helen Redkield Horseweu, '84 

Alice Ctjmmings Bonbright 

Elizabeth R. Hunt, '77 

Leila M. Crandon, 'S4 

Anna Smith, 94 

Anna L. Crandon, 83 

Mrs. Whitcomb, U. S. C. 

Elizabeth Whitelv, Ex-'94 

Corinne B. Harbert, Ex-'97 

Rose B. Hitt, University of Wisconsin 



Louise Redkield Miller, Ex-'94 
Alida White Sherman, Ex-'85 
Harriet A. Kimball, '83 
Louise E. Rice, Ex-'9i 
Mary Lord, Ex- '94 
Nettie Hill, Ex-'96 
Anna Hitchcock, '94 
Anna M. McDonald, Ex-'97 
Elizabeth B. Harbert, Ex-'97 
Corabelle Boyd, Albion College 



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College of Liberal Jim 

Post-Graduate 

Alice Burchard 

Senior 

Anise May Thistlewood, 12 f 

Juniors 

Jane C. Chase, ft >/- Grace E. Telling, £2 f 

Sophomores 
Florence E. Riai.e Elizabeth Bragdon 

Bess Martin Margarethe Sheppard 

Treshmen 

Grace Hinsdale 

Gertrude P. Bradley 

Nina M. Winans 



Mary C. Rew 



Caroline McCabe 



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H^ppa Kappa Gamma 

Founded at Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, i87o. 



^^.m^m 



Colors 

LIGHT BLUE AND DARK BLUE 

Active Chapter Roll 

Alpha Province 

Phi — Boston University 

Beta Epsieon — Barnard College 
Psi— Cornell University 

Beta Beta — St. Lawrence University 

Beta Tau — Syracuse University 

Beta Alpha — University of Pennsylvania 
Beta Iota — Swarthmore College 

Gamma Rho— Allegheny College 

Beta Province 

Lambda — Butchel College 

Beta Gamma — Wooster University 

Beta Nu— Ohio State University 

Beta Delta — University of Michigan 
Xi — Adrian College 

Kappa — Hillsdale Colleg 

Gamma Province 

Deta — Indiana University 

Iota — De Pauw University 

Nu — Butler College 

Eta — University of Wisconsin 

UPSILON — Northwestern University 

Epsieon — Illinois Wesleyan University 

Deta Province 

Chi — University of Minnesota 

Beta ZeTa — Iowa State University 

Theta — Missouri State University 

Sigma — Nebraska State University 

Omega — Kansas State University 

Pi — University of California 

Beta Kta — Leland Stanford, Jr., University 

Alumna Chapter* 

New York Boston 

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Kappa Kappa Gamma « Upsilon Chapter 

Founded at Northwestern, April iB, 1S82. 

Sorores in Urbe 

Mary L. MosSE, Ex-'S6 
Belle Allixg Roddin, Ex-'86 Emma T. Shuman, Ex-87 

Grace S. Dychk, Ex-'S8 Isabel Morse, '90 

Mary H. Moore, '95 Lucy E. Shuman, '95 

Faerie D. Bartlett, Ex-'95 Jessie Bliss, Ex-'95 

Zilpha Hull, Ex-95 Harriet H. Moore, '96 

Grace Crippkn, '96 Emma V. Alling, Ex-'97 

Ellen Green Fish, Ex-98 Helen Bliss, Ex-'oo 

Sorores in Tacultate 

Carla Fern Sargent 

Sorores in Untoersitate 

College of Liberal Arts 

Senior 

Louise Martha Taylor, S2 f 

Juniors 

Myrtle May Dickson, 9. \f> Laura Case Whitlock, SI \p 

Lila Keyes, Q $ 

Sophomores 
Elizabeth Raymond Celia Anna Drew 

Gertrude H. Reed 

Tresbtnan 

Daisy Dean Sheppard 

Special 

Edith Louise Whiteside, S-> f 

School of Oratory 
Theodora Ursula Irvine 

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Pbi Delta Cbeta 

Founded at Miami University, 1848. 

Colors 

ARGENT AND AZURE 

Active Chapter Roll 

Alpha Province 

Colby University Dartmouth College University of Vermont Williams College 

Amherst College Brown University Cornell University Union University 

Columbia University Syracuse University Lafayette College 

Gettysburg College Allegheny College Dickinson College 

Lehigh University Washington and Jefferson College 

University of Pennsylvania 

Beta Province 

University of Virginia Randolph-Macon College Washington and Lee University 

University of North Carolina University of the South Centre College 

Vanderbilt University Central University 

6amma Province 

University of Georgia Emory College Mercer University University of Alabama 

University of Texas Southwestern University Tulane University 

University of Mississippi Alabama Polytechnic Institute 

Delta Province 

Miami University Ohio Wesleyan University Ohio University Ohio State University 

Case School of Applied Sciences Indian University Wabash College 

Butler College Franklin College Hanover College De Pauw University 

Purdue University University of Michigan 

State College of Michigan Hillsdale College 

Cpsilon Province 

Northwestern University University of Chicago Knox College Lombard University 

University of Illinois University of Wisconsin University of Minnesota 

Iowa Wesleyan University University of Iowa University of Missouri 

Westminster College Washington University University of Kansas 

University of Nebraska University of California 

Leland Stanford, Jr., University 



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Nashville, Columbus, Atlanta, Macon, Montgomery, Selma (Ala.), Birmingham, New 
Orleans, Cincinnati, Akron, Cleveland, Mobile, Franklin, Indianapolis, Detroit, Chicago, 
Galesburg La Crosse, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, Salt Lake 
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Phi Delta Clwta « Illinois Alpha 

Established at North western, February 12, 1859. 
Re-established December 16, 1886. 

fratcrs in Urbe 

H. M. Kidder W. S. Harbkkt C. H. Remy 

N. G. Iglehart A. W. Little 

A. W. RlNGLAXD S. W. SlBERTSON 

I. R. Hitt, Jr. W. E. O'Kane 

W. H. Alexander 

C. M. Carr Fred w. Gillette 

Wendell P. Kay, Deru. J. Arthiir Dixon, ONE 

F. J. R. Mitchell, © N E, Deru J. W. R. Conner, * B K, Deru 

Charles A. Stewart T. Melvin Fowler, 6 N E, Deru 

Trater in facilitate 

J. W. R. Conner, 4> B K, Deru 

Tratres in Universitate 

School of medicine 

Charles Elliot Sumner M. Miller, Deru C. F. Frantz 

E. M. Myers R. M. Wheeler William R. Cubbins 

James Lewis O. O. Force Robert A. Noble, ONE 

School of Eaw 

F. J. R. Mitchell, 6 N E, Deru 

School of theology 

W. S. Hovis, '95 N. A. White, '95 

School of Oratory 

Francis J. Webb 

College of Liberal Arts 

Seniors 
Mott P. Mitchell, Deru William H. Conner 

Juniors 
C. M. Clay Buntain Andrew Cooke 

Sophomores 

Joseph W. Brown Rollix S. Sturgeon George E. Moore 

freshmen 

Neal d. Tomy Claude H. Seek 

Howard Hammett, Jr. Center C. Case, Jr. Frank W. Phelps 

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Kappa Alpha Cbeta 

Founded at De Pauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, January 27, 1870. 



Colors 

BLACK AND GOLD 

Active Chapters 

fllrba District 

Iota — Cornell University 
Lambda — University of Vermont Mu — Allegheny College 

Chi — Syracuse University 
Alpha Beta— Swarthmore College 

Alpha Delta — Woman's College of Baltimore 

Alpha Epsilon — Brown University 

Beta District 

Alpha — De Pauw University 
Beta — Indiana State University DELTA — University of Illinois 

Epsilon — Wooster University 

Eta — University of Michigan Kappa — University of Kansas 

Nu — Hanover College 

Pi — Albion College Rho — University of Nebraska 

Tau — Northwestern University 

Upsilon — University of Minnesota Psi — University of Wisconsin 

Alpha Gamma — Ohio State University 

Gamma District 

Phi — Leland Stanford, Jr., University 
Omega — University of California 

Alumna: Chapters 

Alpha — Greencastle 

Beta— Minneapolis Gamma — New York 

Delta — Chicago Epsilon — Columbus Zeta — Indianapolis 

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Kappa fllpba Cbeta « Cau Chapter 

Established at Northwestern, September 29, 1887. 

Sorores in Urbe 

Mrs. William Mason, University of Wisconsin 

Caroline Parish, University of Michigan 

Miss Thompson, School of Music, Albion College 
Agnes Graves, Albion College 

Mary Elgin Gloss, '92 

Mrs. J. Franklin Oates, '93 
Lilian Gladys Rice, '95 

Lois Agatha Rice, '95 

Jessie Eliza Eversz, '95 

Jessie Salanda Sawyer, '97 

Ida Estelle Sawyer, '96 

Annette Butler, Ex-'98 

Sorores in ilniversitate 

College of Cibcral Arts 

Post-firaduate 

Alta Dorothy Miller, fi >P 

Senior 

Mary Louise Millbank 

Juniors 

Jessie Lawrence Farr Harriet Belle Campbell 

Sophomore 

Bessie Smith 

Tresbmen 

Lila Morris Agnes Hayden Adelaide Lewis Mary Ward Orth 

Special 
Isabella Woodridge Welles 

School of Oratory 

Seniors 
Grace Belle Dietrich, U f Jessie Ophelia Cope, il 4> Irene Edna Parkes, U f 

School of music 

Edna Eakl Flesjiiem, V. \p 
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Gamma Phi Beta 

Founded at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y , 1S74. 

Colors 

SEAL BROWN AND LIGHT FAWN 

Active Chapter Roll 

Ai.i'HA — Syracuse University 

BETA — Michigan State University 

Gamma — Wisconsin State University 
Delta — Boston University 

Epsilon— Northwestern University 

Zeta — Baltimore Womans' College 

Eta — California State University 

ThETa — Denver University 



Alumna? Chapters 



Chicago Alummc Association 

Syracuse Alumna; Association 

Boston Alumna; Association 



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Gamma Phi Beta « epsilon Chapter 

Established at Northwestern, Oct. 13, 1SS8. 

Sororcs in Urbe 

Clara WlER Stockley, Michigan State University, '83 
Margaret Little, Syracuse University, Ex-'94 

Gertrude Bundv Parker, Michigan State University, '92 

Caroline Clifford Burbank, Northwestern University, 90 

M. Louise Williams, Northwestern University, Ex-'95 

Sororcs in Universitate 

School of Oratory 

Graduate 

Mary McAtee Ramage Peterson, U \j/ 

School of music 

Marion Kathryn Clarkson 

Collcqc of Liberal Arts 
Seniors 
Florence Margaret Patterson 

Friederica Caroline Hansen 

Winifred E.mmerson Harris 

N. Blanch Eckert 

Anna Louise White, u f 
Juniors 
Ruth Eloise Phillippi, Q f 

Alice Gertrude Burdsall, a f 

Grace Adele Lasher, ii 4 1 

Mary Eckel Palmer 

Marie Eloria Bennett, ii f 
Sophomores 
Imogene Kean May Eveline Lyons 

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• Delta Cau Delta 

Founded at Bethany College, 1890. 

Colors 

ROYAL PURPLE, OLD GOLD AND WHITE 



Chapter Roll 



Southern Division 

Vanderbilt University — Lambda University of Georgia — Beta Delta 

University of Mississippi — Pi University of the South — Beta Theta 

Washington and Lee University— Phi Emory College — Beta Epsilon 

Tulane University — BETA Xi 

Western Division 

University of Iowa — Omicron Northwestern University — Beta Pi 

University of Wisconsin — Beta Gamma Leland Standford, Jr., University — Beta Rho 

University of Minnesota — Beta Eta University of Nebraska — Beta Tat 

University of Colorado — Beta Kaita University of Illinois — Beta Upsilon 

University of California — Beta Omega 

northern Division 

Ohio University — Beta University of Michigan — DELTA 

Adelbert College — ZeTa Albion College — Epsilon 

Hillsdale College— Kappa Kenyon College — Chi 

Ohio Wesleyan University — Ml' De Pauw University — Beta Beta 

Indiana University — Beta Alpha Ohio State University — Beta Phi 

Butler University — Beta Zkta Wabash College — Beta Psi 

Eastern Division 

Allegheny College — Ai.i'ii a Washington and Jefferson College — Gamma 

Stevens Institute of Technology — Rho Williams College — .Sigma 

Franklin and Marshall College — Tau Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute — Upsilon 

Lehigh University — Beta Lambda University of Pennsylvania — Omega 

Cornell University — BETA Omicron Tufts College — Beta Mi- 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology— Beta Omicron 
Brown University — BETA Cm 



Hlumnae Chapters 



New York Chicago Nashville Twin City Pittsburg 

Nebraska Cleveland Detroit Cincinnati 

Grand Rapids New Orleans New England 

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Delta Cau Delta « Beta Pi Chapter 

Chartered March 18, 1893. 

Tratres in Urbe 

M. O. Narramore Elmer H. Pierce W.S.Scott 

J ratrcs in Tacultate 

Pearl Martin Pearson, A.M., Instructor in Ortheopy and Forensics, C. S. O. 

D. A. Hayes, D. D., Ph. D., Professor of English Exegesis, G. B. I. 

Tratres in Uuiversitate 

School of medicine 

Roy Daniel Williams, B. S. 
School of Caw 

Samuel M. Fegtly, A. B. 

School of Dentistry 

Albert Byron Potter 
School of Oratory 

Lewis Augustus Wilson 

Garrett Biblical Institute 

Alfred Joscelyn Waller, A.M. 

Winfield Scott Kelly 

College of Ciberal Arts 

Seniors 
Frederick Auren Brewer Ebenezer W. Engstrom 

Ben j am en R. Barber Frank Hastings Haller, 6 N E 

Juniors 

Frank W. Barnum Raymond Claude Libberton 

Edmund Decatur Dennlson John McKendree Springer 

Sophomores 
Arthur H. Carpenter Joseph A. Hunter 

Lowell B. Judson Charles H. Woolbert 

Leslie M. McFall 

freshmen 

Wilbur Judson Ralph B. Dennis 

Roger L. Dennis Horace S. Baker 

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Cbeta nu Gpsilon * Sophomore fraternity 

Founded at Wesleyan University in 1870. 

Colors 

BLACK AND GREEN 

Chapter Roll 

Alpha — Wesleyan University 

Beta — Syracuse University 

Gamma — Union College 

Delta — Cornell University 

Epsilon — University of Rochester 

Zeta — University of California 

Eta — Colgate University 

Theta— Kenyon College 
Kappa — Hamilton College Iota— Adelbert College 

Lambda' — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 

Mu — Steven's Institute of Technology 
Nu — Lafayette College 

Xi — Ahmerst College 

Omicron — Allegheny College 

Pi — Pennsylvania State College 

Rho — University of Pennsylvania 
Tau — Wooster College Sigma — University of City of New York 

Upsilon — University of Michigan 
Phi — Rutger's College 

Chi — Dartmouth College 

Psi — Northwestern University 

Omega — University of Wisconsin 

A. A. — University of Minnesota 

A. B. — University of Kansas 

A. D. — University of Illinois 

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Cbeta flu 6p$ilon « P$i Chapter 

Established at Northwestern University, June, 1893. 

?ratre$ in Urbe 

Earnest Hammond Evkrsz, B 9 n Arthur Boynton Harbert, 2 X 

Harry Putnam Pearsons, B9I1 Frank McElwain, B 6 II 

Henry B. Merwin, B 9 n Robert Lowe Sheppard, <t> K ^ 

Clarence Dickinson, B e II James K. Bass, 9Kf 

Charles Henry Bartlett, ^ X T. Melvin Fowler, * A 9 

Frank Trunbly Murray, * K 1 J. Arthur Dixon, 4> A 9 

Francis J. R. Mitchell, * A 9 Harmon D. Williams, * K 2 

Cornelius R. Barnard, 2 X 



J rater in facilitate 

J. Scott Clark, A K E 

?ratre$ in Untoersitate 

School of Caw 

Robert L. Sheppard, 4> K 2 F. J. R. Mitchell, * A 9 

Hugo E. Oswald Harry P. Pearsons, B 9 II 

School of medicine 

Robert A. Noble, <t> A e Otis McClay, \f/ U R. M. Wheeler, * a 9 

College of Liberal Jim 

Seniors 
Clarence Harrison Mowry, 2 X George Hayen Miller, B 9 II 

Frank Hastings Haller, ATA Bryant Leroy Perkins, * K 2 

Juniors 

William Jackson Sweeney, 2 X Willis Mack Williams, * K 2 

William Russell Prickett, 2 A E 

Specials 
Earnest Francis Burchard, 4> K u> Percy Cecil Pickrell, 2 X 

Sophomores 

C.ff. Jal — 6 J 

* w. 7C&IKXG? 
M.D.4KOT W I'. 
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Pi Beta Pbi 

Founded at Monmouth College, Monmouth, 111., April 28, i867. 



Colors 

WINE AND SILVER BLUE 

FLOWER — CARNATION 

Active Chapter Roll 

Hipba Province 

Middlebury College Columbia University 

Swarthmore College Bucknell University 

Ohio University 

Ohio State University Syracuse University 

Boston University Woman's College of Baltimore 

Beta Province 

Lombard University Knox College 

Northwestern University Illinois State University 

Franklin College 
University of Indiana University of Indianapolis 

Hillsdale College University of Michigan 

Gamma Province 

Iowa Wesleyan University 

Simpson College 

University of Iowa 

University of Wisconsin 

Delta Province 

Tulane University University of Kansas 

University of Nebraska Denver University 

University of Colorado Leland Stanford, Jr , University 

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Pi Beta Pbi « Illinois epsilon Chapter 

Chartered May 26, 1894. 



Patronesses 
Cornelia G. Hint Elizabeth C. Young 

Isabella Hedenberg Prindle L,aura Spooner Balliot 

Sorores in Urbe 

Maud Hicks Lawson Miriam Elizabeth Prindle 

Amy Sturtevant Hobart Maud Ethelyn Van Sickle 

Victoria T. Collins 

Sororcs in Uniwrsitate 

School of Oratory 

Minnie R. Starr 

College of Liberal Arts 

Seniors 

Mary Isabel Reynolds Irmagarde Van Sickle 

Juniors 

Marjorie Lucille Fitch a * May Margaret Logeman 

Clarice May Lytle 
Bessie Belle Hutchison Elkr-ieda Hochbaum 

Sophomores 

Mable Frances Stebbings Alice Ci.ara Doland 

Edith Mary Thompson 

Treshmen 
Abbie Florence Williams Florence Emma Reynolds 

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Harvard University 
Boston University 



Sigma fllpba €p$ilon 

Founded at University of Alabama in 1S56. 

Colors 

ROYAL PURPLE AND OLD GOLD 

Active Chapter Roll 

Province Alpha 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Trinity College 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

Province Beta 



St. Stephens College 
Columbia University 

Bucknell University 



Pennsylvania State College 
Allegheny College 
Dickinson College 

Province Gamma 

University of Virginia Washington and Lee University 

Davidson College Mercer University 

Emory College Wofford College 

Georgia School of Technology University of North Caro ina 

Furman University University of Georgia 

Province Delta 

University of Michigan Northwestern University 

Adrian College Ohio State University Franklin College 

Mount Union College Purdue University 

University of Cincinnati Ohio Wesleyan University 

Province Cpsilon 

Southwestern Presbyterian University University of the South 

Bethel College Central University 

Southwestern Baptist University University of Mississippi 

Vanderbilt University Southern University 

Alabama A. and M. College University of Tennessee 

Province Zeta 

Simpson College University of Missouri 

Washington University University of Nebraska 

Province €ta 



Louisiana State University Tulane University 

Leland Stanford, Jr., University 
University of Colorado Denver University 



University of Texas 
University of California 

University of Arkansas 



Hiumni Associations 



New York Chicago Atlanta Augusta Boston Savannah 

Cincinnati Pittsburg Alliance Jackson Cleveland 

New Orleans Detroit Kansas City Chattanooga 

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Sigma fllpba Cpsilon « P$i Omega Chapter 

Established at Northwestern, October 17, 1894. 



Tratres in Urbe 



William C. Levere Frederick Arthur Smith Frank E. Jones 

Chester A. Grovkr Benjamin G. Davis William Thompson 



Tratres in Uniuersitate 



School of Caw 

A. H. Gentzlkr William Sheller 

School of medicine 

David Eric W. Wenstrand William Leonard Karcher 

Homer Hinton Tallman Harry Jackson Charles Church 

College of Liberal Arts 

Juniors 

William Russell Prickett, O N E Oscar William Dorman 

Albert Reuben Jones 

Sophomores 
Charles Henry Green Karl Forbes Snyder 

freshman 

Paul W. Schlorff 



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Founded at Boston University, 1888. 



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Colors 



GOLD, SILVER, BLUE 



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Active Chapter Roll 

Alpha — 
Boston University 

Beta— St. Lawrence University 



Gamma — 
Adrian College 

Epsilon — 
Knox College 

Eta— 
Vermont University 

Iota— 
Michigan University 

Lambda — 
Baker University 

Sigma — 
Wesleyan University 



Upsilon — 
Northwestern University 



Delta — 

Simpson College 

Zeta— 
Cincinnati University 

TheTa— 
Minnesota University 

Kappa — 
Nebraska University 

Nu— 
Ohio University 

Omicron — 
Syracuse University 



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Delta Delta Delta«Up$ilon Chapter 

Established at Northwestern, 1895. 



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Sorores in ilrbe 

Edna Wolfe Pearson Eleanor Johnstone 



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College of Liberal Arts 

Seniors 
Lucy Isabel Bowen Eva E. Barker Teressa A. Metcaj.f 

Junior 

Jessie S. Paddock 

Sophomores 
Elizabeth Baker Anna R. Metcalf Marian Doren 

Linda M. Clatworthy 

Trcshmen 
Anna L. Dyar . Mary C. Eerris 

Xina J. Cleaver Ethel Macintosh 

Mabelle L- Richards 

School of Oratory 

Zanta Skylks Annot Nelson 

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Omega Psi 

Established at Northwestern University, January, 1895. 

Color 

CRIMSON 

Hctiue Chapter Roll 

Alpha — Northwestern University BRTA — University of Michigan 

Sorores in tlntoersitate 

College of Liberal Wrts 

Graduate 

Alta Dorothy Miller, K a h 

Seniors 

May A. Thistlewood, A r 

Louise Whiteside, K K r Louise M. Taylor, K K r 

Grace Adele Lasher, r 4> B Lucille Fitch, n B + 

Isabel Bowen, AAA Anna Louise White, V * B 

Estelle Caraway, A * 

juniors 

Edna Earl Fleshiem, K A © May Clark, A * Marie Eloria Bennett, r * B 

Grace E. Telling, A r Ruth Eloise Phillippi, V * B 

Anna Sttart, A <J> 

Laura Case Whitlock, K K I" Alice Gertrude Burdsall, r * B 

Myrtle May Dickson, K K r Jane C. Chase, A V Lila Keves, V <J> B 

Sophomores 

= + X # — M — A + 

y 2 — A X > ? 3 a 
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V — 2 * E — ? X 1 

School of Oratory 

Grace Belle Dietrick, K A <I> Mary Peterson, r * B 

Anna C Reimers, A * 
Jesse Ophelia Cope, K A B Irene Edna Parkes, K A B 

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Zcta Phi €ta 

Founded at the Cumnock School of Oratory, October 3, 1893. 



*¥*>•■«£•> 



Colors 



WHITE AND GREEN 



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Alpha Chapter 

Sororcs in Urbc 

Stella Hunt Gallup, '96 Mabel Pullman Smith, '97 

Sororcs in Univcrsitatc 

Seniors 

Margaret Eleanor McKibbon Wanda Wood Griffith 

Jane Johns Dillev Agnes Foreman 

Mary Sproule Augusta Atyvood 

Juniors 

Gertrude Lois Eyers/. Florence Grace Turner 



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Deru « Senior fraternity 

Established at Northwestern University, January, 1896. 



Colors 



BLUE, GREEN AND WHITE 



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B. L. Perkins 
Frank H. Haider 

M. P. Mitchell 



members 

G. H. Tomlinson 

George H. Miller 
J. H. Sarin C. H. Pendleton 

Clarence Mowry 
Walter Hkrdien 



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Alpha Chi Omega 

Founded at De Pauw University, 1885. 



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Colors 

SCARLET AND OLIVE GREEN 



♦^♦•-yr* 



Active Chapter Roll 



Alpha — De Pauw University Beta— Albion College 

Gamma — Northwestern University Delta — Allegheny College 

Epsilox — University of Southern California Zeta — New England Conservatory 



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Alpha €bi Omega « Gamma Chapter 

Established November 14, 1890. 



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Sorores in Urbe 

Ella S. Young Mrs. Joskph Haves Fannie Grafton 



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Sorore in Tacultate 

Mrs. George A. Cok 



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Sorores in Uniwrsitate 



School of music 

Seniors 

Cordelia Louise Hanson 

Irene Bertha Stevens Theodora Grace Chaffee 

Grace Estelle Richardson Cornelia Stanley Porter 

Juniors 
Blanch Hughes Eleanor Parkinson 

Lsona Wemple Grace Ericson Cora Seegers 

Specials 

Lilian Lvell Siller 

Carrie Cole Holbrook Amy Bennett Martin Mary Elizabeth Stanford 

College of Xiberal Arts 

Junior 

Florence Emerson Harris 

freshman 

Mabel Harriet Siller 

Specials 

Jane Atkinson Hough Beulah Hough 

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Sigma nu 

Founded at Virginia Military Institute, January I, 1869. 

Colors 

WHITE, GOLD AND BLACK 



Active Chapter Roll 



Lehigh University 

University of Pennsylvania 

University of Vermont 

Mercer University 

University of Georgia 
Emory College 
North Carolina College 

Georgia School of Technology 
De Pauvv University 
Purdue University 

Indiana State University 



Washington and Lee University 
University of North Carolina 
Louisiana State University 
University of Texas 

University of Alabama 
Tulane University 
Alabama College 

University of Missouri 
University of Iowa 

University of Kansas 

William Jewell College 



Rose Polytechnic Institute 
Ohio State University 

Mount Union College 
Lombard University 
Albion College 

University of Chicago 

Northwestern University 
University of Virginia 



Leland Stanford, Jr. University 
University of California 

University of Washington 
Cumberland University 
Central University 

Vanderbilt University 
Bethel College 

North Georgia College 



Hlumni Chapter Roll 

New Vork City St. Louis Philadelphia 

Kansas City Columbus San Francisco 



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Sigma nu « Gamma Beta Chapter 



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A. MILLER BELFIELD C M. FOELL 



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School of Caw 

James Gwin 
School of medicine 

E. H. DWEI.LE 

College of Liberal Jim 

Seniors 

Harry Thaddeus Parsons George Benjamin Goodwin 

Okamel Collins Ainsworth Gilbert Haven Wilkinson 

Michael John Schneider 

Juniors 
George Taylor Nesmith Paul Raymond Siberts 

Sophomores 

Walter Griffith Kenney George Wesley Seager 

Ernest Eyerett Olp Hughey Massey Tilroe 

Tresbmen 

Thomas Franklin Moody Harvey Monroe Solenberger 

Newton Percy Willis John Wilkinson 



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Organizations 

University Woman's Club 

Organized 1893. 

Mabel Estelle Messner ------- President 

Lena Marie Davis ------- vice President 

Mary Frances Brownei.i. ------- Secretary 

Io Barnes ---------- Treasurer 

members 

fionorary 

Mrs. Elizabeth Bovnton Harbert 

Mrs. Henry Wade Rogers 

Mrs. Emily Hintington Miller 

Prof. Emily F. Wheeler 
Associate 

Lodilla Ambrose Mrs. Georgina B. Holgate 

Mrs. J. Scott Clark Harriet A. Kimball 

Mrs. Helen Coate Crew . Mrs. Ellen Eastman Locy 

Mrs. Anna M. Davis Mrs. A. B. McMullen 

Mrs. G. H. Foster Effie K. Price 

Mary L. Freeman Mrs. Lucy B. Thwing 

Mrs. M. W. Hatfield Mrs. M. W. G. White 

Ada Townsend 

Active 

Graduate 

Faith E. Smith 

Seniors 

Esther L. Anderson Mary F. Brownell Lena M. Davis 

Olivia M. Mattison Mabel E. Messner 

Juniors 
Edith E. Heaps Jessie M. Miller Ella M. Pierce 

Sophomores 

Laura E. Arnold Io Barnes Nettie L. Bryant 

Georgia E. Mattison Clara E. Semans 

freshmen 
Helen M. Baker J. Josephine Gilmore Jessie Jeffrey Maude Peters 

School of Oratory 

Graduate Senior 

Rose Beason Cora Blanchard 

School of music 

Elizabeth B. Meacham 
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northern Oratorical Ceague 



University of Michigan 

Northwestern University 

University of Wisconsin 

University of Iowa 

University of Chicago 

Oberlin College 

Officers for i$97-i$9$ 

Stewart- L. TaTum, University of Michigan, President* 

Robert Wild. University of Wisconsin, First Vice President 

E. J. Copeland, University of Iowa, Second Vice President 

M. F. Gallagher, University of Chicago, Third Vice President 
H. C. Gould, Oberlin College, Secretary 

J. B. Porter, Northwestern University, Treasurer 

*H. B. Goi'GH, of Northwestern University, president for 1S9S '99. 

northwestern Branch 

E. W. Rawlins, President 

J. M. Springer, Vice President 

D. S. Bobb, Secretary 

E. R. Perry, Treasurer 

The contest for the year i897-'9S will be held at Evanston, March 6th. 



Central Debating Ceague 



Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Chicago University, and the Uni- 
versity of Minnesota compose the Central Debating League. The purpose of this organization 
is the development of ready speakers and skilled debaters through a public discussion of 
leading questions of the day. 

The universities named are arranged in two groups for the semi- final debates. The final 
contest in each year takes place in the Auditorium at Chicago on the first Friday in April, at 
which time the debate is between the winners from the groups. 

During the year i897-'98, the contest between Northwestern University and the Uni- 
versity of Minnesota will not occur, because the latter university, taking the place of the 
University of Wisconsin in the league, entered too late to allow arrangements to be made 
for the current year. 

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ftinman Eiterary Society 



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Officers 

H. F. Lawler ----- President 
C. S. Winslow --------- vice President 

R. A. Porter --..._. Secretary 

G. E. Ruther ---.. Treasurer 

R. II. Ritchie ------ Censor 



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members 



W. H. Conner 

E. D. Dennison 

A. M. Evans 
G. B. Goodwin 

C. F. Juvenal 
W. G. Kenney 
H. F. Lawyer 

F. W. McNett 
T. F. Moody 



R. A. Porter 
H. C. Rassweiler 
E. W. Rawlins 
G. E. Ruther 
E. F. Raymond 

H. B. Shinn 

E. D. Solenberger 

N. P. Wilus 
C. S. Winslow 



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Organizations 

Cbe University Guild 

Officers 

1897-189S. 

Mrs. Henry Wade Rogers ----------- President 

Mrs. Potter Palmer I ■ u -w T > :a „* 

, r T „ ----- Honorary vice Presidents 

Mrs. Joseph Cummings \ } 

Mrs. C. H. Remy ------ First Vice President 

Mrs. P. B. Shumway - - Second Vice President 

Mrs. C. F. Grey - - - Third Vice President 

Mrs. C. F. Bradley - Recording Secretary 

Miss Clara Griswold ------ Corresponding Secretary 

Miss Harris -------------- Treasurer 

The University Guild is an association of women, organized at Evanston in June, 1892, 
with the object of advancing the interests of Northwestern University by personal aid and 
effort, and of enlisting others in plans to promote its welfare. 

The special work of the Guild is to secure an art collection for the University and the 
ultimate erection of an Art and Museum Building. The collection already secured is of great 
interest, and is valued at several thousand dollars. It consists chiefly of choice specimens of 
potter}-, porcelain and art glass, with small collections of pictures and casts. 

The Uniyersity Guild occupies rooms handsomely fitted up in the Orrington Lunt 
Library, where its social and other meetings are held, and where its collections are at present 
housed. 

The Guild rooms are open to students and the public on Wednesday afternoons. 

Tmer=$ociety Debating Eeague 

Hinman Literary Society Rogers Debating Club 

Adelphic Debating Club Athanasian Literary Society 

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Officers 

D. S Bobb (Rogersi ------------- President 

A. M. Evans i' Hinman i ----------- Vice President 

H. B. Haskell I Athanasian 1 --.-__.... Secretary 

A. Martin (Adelphic) ------------ Treasurer 

faculty Council 

Dr. John H. Gray Prof. J. Scott Clark Dr C. M. Stuart 



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Rogers Debating Club 



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V. K. Froula 
J. M. Springer 
J. B. Porter - 

M. W. Janes 

H. M. T11.ROE 

E. R. Perry 



Officers 



President 

Vice President 
Secretary and Treasurer 
- Critic 
Chaplain 
Serjeant-at-Arms 



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members 



B. R. Barber Frank McClusky W. A. Hard 

D. S. Bobb C. E. Beats D. D. Hoagland 

C. M. C. Buntain V. K. Froula M. W. Janes 

A. R. Jones J. B. Porter H. M. Tilroe 

W. E. Myers M. J. Schneider R. H. Wilkinson 

E. R. Perry J. M. Springer C. H. Woolbert 




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Organizations 



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J. M. Phar .....----.---- President 

J. C. Nicholson -------- Vice President 

F. I. Selzer ------ Secretary 

D. Spanni'Th - Treasurer 

H. B. GOUGH ----- Chaplain 

V. B. Dragoo .--.---.- Chorister 

J. Dutton .--------. ... Sergeant-at-Arms 



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members 



W. O. Bellamy Arba Martin 

G. H. Curfman G. T. NESMITH 

V. B. Dragoo J. C. Nicholson 

J. Dutton J. M. Phar 

Thor Erickson C. H. Phelps 

H. B. Gough O. L. Prochaska 

C. H. Green C. E. Rankin 

E. J. Hanmer F. L. Richardson 

C. F. Heil F. I. Selzer 

J. M. Kahn D. Spannuth 

J. S. King H. W. Stowe 

E. D. White 

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fifth Annual Pan fiellenic Promenade 

At Country Club, February, 1S9S. 

Officers 

General Chairman .... Clay Buntain, * A 9 

Treasurer ...... Percy C. Pickrell, - X 

Secretary ..... George H. Miller, B h n 

Committees 

General Arrangements 

Percy C. Pickrell, - X Clare Hall, * K - 

Harlky Bancs, 4> K 1/ 

Invitation 

George H. Miller, B 9 II Neal D. Tomy, <i> a e 

Clare Hall, * K f 

music 

F. H. Bayne, * K i/- Frank Moore, B 9 11 

Dwight Harding, 2 X 

floor 

B. L. Perkins, # K 2 Dwight Harding, S X Neal D. Tomy, *;a 9 

Frank Moore, B 9 II Harley Bangs, *Kf 



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President - - - - Professor C. B. Atwell 

Secretary-Treasurer ... - Professor W. A. Locv 

Papers Presented During the Current College Vear 

Octobers. "Assay and Metallurgy of Gold " ... - Mr. George J. Hough 

Novembers. " Meteorological Instruments " - - - Professor Ghorge W. Hough 
December 3. " The Igneous Origin of Some Gneisses " - - Dr. Lewis G. WestgaTE 
January 7. " Used and Shaped Stones of Aboriginal Composites" Dr. William A. Phillips 

March 4. " Two Special Problems " - - - Professor Thomas F. HolgaTE 

" An Application of Fourth Dimensional Geometry " Mr. H. G. Keppel 

April 1. " Some of the Phenomena of Luminescence " 

Experiments by Mr. Rendtorff. Discussion by Professor Crew 

northwestern Association 

Officers 

H. N. Tilroe ------ President 

D. S. Bobb -------- Vice President 

W. W. Kay - - Secretary 

The Northwestern Association consists of all paid-up subscribers to the "North- 
western," and meets annually to elect officers and to choose the editor-in-chief and business 
manager of the paper. 

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Organizations 




F. H. Bayne - President 

E. W. EngsTrom - Secretary 
L. B. Judson - Manager 



Glee Club 



Leader 



1' W. Smith 



first tenor Second tenor 

C. F. Horner R M. Chessman 

A W. Barxi.tni) I. R. Hai.i. 

m. C. Cole W. W. Bell 



F. W. Smith 



P. W. Ci.eyei.ani> 



Baritone 

F. H. Bayne 

G. M. Snodgrass 
De C. Chaddock 
W. A. Stacey 



Bass 



G. H. Tomlinson 
R. M. PEASE 
E. W. Engstrom 
N. P. Willis 



Banjo Club 



Leader 



"First Banjo 

E D. KlI.BOUH.NE 

L. E. -Smith 
E. W. McGrew 



Second Banjo 

F. H. Haeler 

G. T. Nesmith 



E D Kilbourne 



Guitar 

C. F. Hanmer 
J. W. Bayne 
K. D. Williams 



mandolin 

J. E. Remington 
G. A. Bliss 



mandolin Club 



Leader 



G. A. Bliss 



Tirst mandolin 

G. A. Bliss 
L. B. Judson 
J. E. Remington 
C. F. Horner 



Second mandolin 

H. C. Baker 
R. C. Crippen 
A. B. Roseboom 

J. HOLLINGKR 



Guitar 



Uiolin 



J. W. Bayne 
E. D. Kilbourne 
C. F. Hanmer 
R. D. Williams 



A. C. Johnstone 

Reader 

R. B. Dennis 



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northwestern University Settlement 

The settlement is conducted by the Northwestern University Settlement Association, in 
co-operation with the residents at the settlement and non-resident helpers. 

Officers ana members of the Council 

Mrs. Henry Wade Rogers - President 

Mr. William Deering -------- First Vice President 

Dr. R. D. Sheppard ------ Second Vice President 

Prof. J. A. James, Ph.D. ------ Secretary 

Mr. Norman W. Harris ----- Treasurer 

Prof. Charles F. Bradley, D.D. Prof. Charles M. Stuart, D.D. 

Mr. Wm. A. Hamilton Mr. P. R. Shumway Mr. Hugh R. Wilson 

Mrs. Emily Huntington Miller Prof. William Caldwell, Sc.D. 

Mr. Frank E. Lord Mr. F. H. DeKnatf.l Mr. John B. Kirk Mrs. C. H. Rows 

\ 
HE purpose of the university settlement is to offer to university people and others 

interested in social progress the opportunity of residence among the very poor 
and facilities for helping them socially, educationally and spiritually. Sharing 
the life of the poor is the fundamental idea of the settlement. Northwestern 
University Settlement was the second settlement begun in Chicago and the first 
to be started there under university auspices. It offers also an excellent opportunity for prac- 
tical acquaintance with sociological problems in the heart of a great city. The co-operation 
of students, alumni and members of the university faculties is especially valued in the work 
of the settlement, while no one is excluded from the ranks of its helpers. 

It is in the Sixteenth Ward, the most densely populated ward in Chicago, and occupies a 
large house at 252 West Chicago avenue and the first floors of three other buildings. It has 
ten resident workers and nearl)- fifty helpers who come once each week or oftener to assist in 
its various lines of work. 

The present work of the settlement includes boys' clubs, children's clubs, a working girls' 
club, a woman's club, a neighborhood social evening club, a mending guild, sewing classes, 
dressmaking class, lace-making class, a kitchen garden, a kindergarten, a penny savings bank, 
a circulating library, a circulating picture gallery, a coffee house and a model playground. It 
conducts also choral classes, an art class and classes in English, elocution, French and other 
subjects. The Social Crusade has its headquarters at the settlement, and conducts a Sunday 
service there and many other services in the vicinity. The residents also co-operate with the 
district bureaus of charity in relief for the needy and in friendly visiting. 

More than one thousand people visit the settlement each week and share in its social and 
educational opportunities. 

The work is maintained by membership fees in the settlement association and by voluntary 
subscriptions. Full information in regard to the settlement will be found in the annual circu- 
lars, which may be obtained by addressing the secretary. 

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Organizations 

Young mens Christian Association 

J. M. Springer - ... President 

D. D. Hoagland -------- vice President 

T. F. Moody - Recording Secretary 

J. M. Phar Corresponding Secretary 

H. F. LAWXER ---------- Treasurer 

H. H. Frost - General Secretary 

membership 

Active, 102 Associate, 6 



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Young Women's Christian Association 

Jennie N. Scott ------ President 

Io Barnes ---------- Vice President 

Ethel A. Gilchrist - Vice President, School of Music 

HELEN M. Jewell ------ - Recording Secretary 

S. Esther Danforth - - Corresponding Secretary 

Bessie C. Smith - - Treasurer 

membership 

Active, 118 Associate, 17 



Die Deutsche 0e$ell$cbaft 



Organizations 



Officers 

O. C. AinsworTH ... President 

MoTT P. Mitchell - - Vice President 

Jhssik L. Paddock - - - Secretary 

E. W. Rawlins - Treasurer 



Executive Committee 



Professor J. T. Hatfield C. W. Foreman Professor G. O. Curm 

Henry Cohn J. H. White ( of E. H. S. ) 



Der Deutsche Dteratur Uerein 



B. B. Bobe 



President 



J. Anderson - - - Vice President 

EsTELLE Caraway ... Secretary 
Bessie Martin ... 



Treasurer 



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Ce Cercle francaise 



C. A. Trethewy - - . - President 

Elizabeth Bragdon - - Vice President 

Marie Ren'nktt . - . - Secretary 
Sarah E. Danforth - 

1 1 1 



Treasurer 



Organizations 




OLUMT 



Baud 





Burton St. John 

Emily I. Rodgers - 
H. G. Ozanne 

Anna S. Winslow 
f. D. Wolf 



Leader 



Vice Leader 
Recording Secretary 
Corresponding Secretary 
Treasurer 



The Volunteer Band is a branch of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. 
It has been organized for about eight years and has at the present time thirty-five members. 
The following of its members are at work upon the foreign field : 

Miss Josephine Stahl, '92, Calcutta, India. 

Wilbur F. Wilson, '96, Nanking, China. 

W. A. Main, '96, Foo Chow, China. 

M. MaT.sura (G. B. I.), Yonezawa, Japan. 

A. J. Bowen, '<)7, Nanking, China. 

Mrs. J E. Skinner, (nee Lawrence), Ku Cheng, China. 

Miss Mei.va A. LivermorE, '97, Meerut, India. 

J. Russel Denyes, '95, (G. B. I.), '97, Singapore Straits Settlements. 

George C. Cobb, (G- B. I.), Seoul, Corea. 

J. F. Roberts, '96, died while at work at Iquique, Chile. 

D. C. Clancy, '93, (G. B. I.), '96, is under appointment to Allahabad, India. 

missionary Board of Control 



President, 
Secretary, 
Treasurer, 



H. G. Ozanne 

Miss Emly I. Rodgers 

H. B. Gough 



The Missionary Board of Control consists of the general secretary of the college Y. M. C. A., 
the presidents of each of the four Christian associations in the college and academy, and two 
other members of each of the four associations. This board has charge of the management 
of the fund for the support of Miss Josephine Stahl, who is now doing missionary work in 
Calcutta. 

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Cbe Junior Play- ' Our Boys" 

By Henry J. Byron 

Cast 

Sir Geoffrey Champneys (a country magnate) ... - Frank McClusky 

Talbot Champneys (his son) -------- W. R. Prickett 

Perkvn Middlewick, of Devonshire House (a retired butterman i - Paul R. SiberTS 

Charles Middlewick (his son) Clay Buntain 

Kempster (Sir Geoffrey's man servant) Ralph W. Holmes 

PoddlES (Middlewick's butler) ..-.-.. D. S. Bobb 

Violet Melrose (an heiress) -------- Mabel Church 

Mary Melrose (her poor cousin) ------- Anna Stuart 

Clarissa Champneys (Sir Geoffrey's sister) ----- Edith E. Heaps 

Belinda i a lodging house slave) ------- Grace E Telling 



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northwestern Ofe= Saving Crew 

Of United States Life Saving Service. 



Lawrence O. Lawson, Captain 

No. i. C. M. Thorne, '99 

No. 2. R. C. Libbf:rton, '99 

No. 3. J. M. Springer, '99 

No. 4. J. M. Chambers, '96, G. B. I. 

No. 5. G. H. Tomlinson, '98 

No. 6. E. R. Perry, '00 

No. 7. A. R. Winslow, Academy 



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Organizations 

Prizes and Honors 

the Kirk Prize 

For writing and pronouncing the best English oration Samuel M. Fegtly 

the Cleveland Prize 

For excellency in declamation ----- .) £ irst P rize . TERRE D SS V\ ^l^* 
J I Second prize, Barry Gilbert 

the Gage Prize for '97 

For excellence in debate ----------- J. S. Wilson 

the Harris Prize 

In political and social science - - Will Earnest Bennett 

the Dewey Prize 

In political and social science ------. Mrs. Frances B. Embree 

northern Oratorical Preliminary 

First place - - - G. T. Nesmith Alternate - - - C. H. Pendleton 

Pbi Beta Kappa 

Officers 

President— M. C. Bragdon Vice President— I. W. McCaskey 

Recording Secretary— G. A. Coe Treasurer — Clara Grant 

Corresponding Secretary — C. M. Stuart 

members initiated June u\ mi. 

Professor Doremus A. Hayes Professor Robert M. Wenley 

Mr. Arthur H. Wilde James Frake, '66 

George Waitstill Winslow, '67 William Henry Wait, '79 

Ettie Leila Smith, 'So Frank Elmer Lord, '83 

Nellie Blanche Burrows, '97 Ruth Baird, '97 

Mary Emma Comstock, '97 John Wesley Ridgaway Conner, '97 

Samuel Marks Fegtly, '97 Joseph Justin Hicks, '97 

Harriett May Daisy Kendall, '97 Samuel James Pease, '97 

Harry Frederick Ward, '97 Hila May Verbeck, '97 



Alumni Associations 

Officers of College of Liberal Arts 



President— William H. Tuttle, '88 Vice President — Edwin A. Schell, '86 

Secretary — May Bennett Dyche, '91 Treasurer — George A. Foster, '81 

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THE NORTHWESTERN. 



Ok northwestern. 



BARRY Gil BERT Editob in I iiiki 

FRANK McELWAIN M 

ASSOCIATES. 

[RWIN R. Hali Local 

\! i > - Myrtli I)icks,on Society 

I . • a \i;i> \V. Kav\ 1 ins Athletics 

DwiuiiT S. Bdbb General 



SUBSCRIPTION. 

One yi ii, it paid after I lee. 20 Si 75 

iesj 5 cents. For sale al Chandler's Bookstore 
and at l-'agan'S. 



UTTANi US should be made by money c 
to the Manager. 
Address all othei i ■ ■ I ions to the 1' 



[Entered at Evanston posto is seconc 



draft 

chief. 
Iter.] 



I'M IK current papers have as usual been mak- 
,omc uncalled-for remarks in regard to 
the local baseball situation. It has been stated 
in several publications that only ten persons 
were willing to express an opinion favoring 
baseball, at a recent meeting after I h ipcl. The 
such a statement was that ten persons 
e to subscribe for additional season u< k( ts 
The" one hundred and i aei sub 

not represented. The sul >i | al 
sale of more than fifl - sei tickel makes 

ridiculous such comment as that quoti I 

NOW matter has been definitely 

taken up by a committee with power to, 
act. we may look for on in the song- 

book matter. The need ol the book was still 
furthei emphasized at the meeting bj the mi 
prising lack oi familiarity exhibited by the 
ith the old songs that have 
been the property ol < "lie a . students for genera 
tions. A student body t 

with the old glees is mis? 

t a so 
us neglect' is surprising. 

the book the 
mind that, while for a< 
expensive book is pieferab 
pose is to plac- the SOOgS 



necessary, give way to utility. Printing and 
binding-, however, have become arts so near 
r all purposes satis- 
t a price within the 
/ one. Let us hope 
urpass in action its 
re may be a general 
ations and measures 

curs the contest to 
sentative of North- 
test of the Northern 
; been before noticed, 
"ent is greater than 
usual, owing to the final contest's taking place 
in Evanston. To show interest in oratory 
means to add to the number and quality of our 

"Rafter 







the weather for the last two 
ecks h as been such as to empha- 



be made. In wet 
nearU', roadwa 
slush that muddies t 
pa.ses, so that the ll 
tinuaily kept 
pi , onal convenient 
improvement is des 
that the presence o 




and lor this reason beauty should, it unity of the middle campus, it may De-ansvered 



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Athletics 



€lmcr C. Eongpre 



Athletics 

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northwestern University Athletic Association 

Officers 

C. M. Thorne - - - - - President 
W. R. Prickett - - Vice President 

E. W. Rawlins ... - Secretary 

Dr. R. D. Sheppard - -- Treasurer 

Base Ball 

A. C. Larsen ------- Business Manager 

H. D. Williams - - Assistant Business Manager 

E. L. Longpre ..------.-.. Official Scorer 

Toot Ball 

F. H. HallER - - Business Manager 

E. W. Rawlins - - - Assistant Business Manager 

track Athletics 

R. E. Wilson - Manager 

tennis 

F. A. Brewer --------- Manager 

Joint Committee for the Regulation of Athletic Sports 
faculty members 

Professor J. Scott Clark, Chairman 
Dr. Henry S. White Professor A. V. E. Young 

Jtlumni members 

Fred Raymond Charles P. Wheeler Frank B. Dyche 

Undergraduate members 

F. H. Haller R. E. Wilson S. P. Hart 

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Running high jump 
High hurdles 
Pole vault . 
Low hurdles . 



first Regiment Armory meet 

January 29, 1898. 

Prizes taken by northwestern 

First prize 

First prize .... 
Second prize .... 
. Second prize 



Athletics 



E. R. Perry 
J A. Brown 
A. R. Jones 
E. R. Perry 



Dual meet 



University of Chicago-Noi 


thwestern University, February 19, 1898. 


Prizes taken by northwestern 


Thirty-yard dash .... 


First prize . 


1) H 


Thirty-yard dash 


Third prize 


. A. R. 


Forty-yard hurdles .... 


First prize . 


. . . J. A. 


Forty-yard hurdles .... 


Second prize 


. . . . J. A. 


Half-mile run ..... 


Third prize 


J. M. 


Two hundred and twenty yard dash 


Second prize 


A. R. 


Four hundred and forty yard dash . 


Second prize 


R. S. 


Running high jump .... 


First prize 


. E. R 


Running high jump .... 


Third prize 


C. M. 


Running broad jump .... 


First prize 


. E. R. 


Running broad jump 


Third prize 


. . . . J. A. 


Shot put ...... 


First prize 


F. A. 


Shot put 


Second prize 


E. R. 




Third prize 


.• u « \ A. R. 
tie between - _ , 
/ J. A. 

1" R. S. 

1 ~ 


Relay team ..... 


Won by 


1 E. R. 
■ A. R. 
LJ. A. 


Northwestern University 




. Total, 47 points 


University of Chicago . 




Total, 39 points 



. Jackson 

Jones 
Brown 
Hunter 

Cowgiel 

Jones 

Sturgeon 

Perry 
. Mantor 

Perry 
Hunter 

Brewer 
. Perry 

Jones 
Hunter 

Sturgeon 

Perry 

Jones 
Brown 



Indoor 

Intercollegiate Indoor Track Meet, held at Tattersall's, Chicago, March 5, 1! 



Seventy-five yard dash 

Four hundred and forty yard dash Second pn: 

Seventy-five yard hurdles . . Third prize 

Shot put Second pri 

la - team 



Track Meet, held at Tattersall's, C 

Prizes taken by northwestern 

Second prize 
Second prize 
Third prize 



Relay 



Second prize. 



A. R. Jones 
D. H. Jackson 
J. A. Brown 
F. A. Brewer 



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Athletics 

Annual field Day, northwestern University 

May 22, 1S97. 

EVENTS. WINNERS. RECORDS. 

One-mile walk R. M- Pease ... 8 minntes, 17 seconds 

One hundred yard dash . . .A. B. Potter ...... 105- seconds 

Half-mile run . . . . . CM. Mantor . . .2 minutes, 27! seconds 

One hundred and twenty yard hurdle J. A- Brown .18 seconds 

Running high jump . . . C. E. Young . . . . .5 feet, 5 inches 

Two hundred and twenty yard run . A. B. POTTER ...... 23! seconds 

Two hundred and twenty yard hurdle J. A. Hunter ..... 29 seconds 

Running broad jump . . . A. B. Potter . . . . .18 feet, 6 inches 

Shot put F. A. Brewer . . • • 35 feet, 10 inches 

Four hundred and forty yard dash . A. B. POTTER ...... 55 seconds 

Pole vault . . . . . . A. R. Jones ..... 10 feet, 2 inches 

Hammer throw J- A. Hunter 86 feet 

Western intercollegiate field Day 

Chicago, June, 1897. 

Institutions Represented 

University of Wisconsin Leland Stanford, Jr , University 

Grinnell College University of Iowa 

University of Chicago Iowa College 

Northwestern University Beloit College 

University of Minnesota St. Albans College 

University of Michigan Center College 

University of Illinois Yankton College 

Uake Forest University Oberlin College 

De Pauw University University of Kansas 

northwestern Represented 

A. R. Jones A. B. Potter R. E. Wilson E. R. Perry J. A. Brown 

F. M. Levings F. A. Brewer D. L. Gates C. E. Young 

Prizes taken by northwestern 

One hundred yard dash . . . Third Prize A. B. Potter 

Two hundred and twenty yard dash . Third Prize A. B. PoTTER 

Shot put Third Prize . . " . . . F. A. Brewer 



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University Base Ball team 



1$97 



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Otis H. Maclay, Captain 
A. C. Larsen, Manager 



Catcher 
C. J. Golden 



First Base 
C. R. Murphy 
A. G. Sicki.es 

Second Base 
W N. Machesxey 

Pitcher 
A. G. Sickles 
C. R. Murphy 



Third Base 
J. Lowes 
W. S. Barnes 




Short Stop 
O. H. Maclay 



Right Field 

J. H. Sabin 

W. Smith 



Center Field 
C. E. Witter 



Left Field 
G. H. Miller 



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Record of Base Ball Games 

Northwestern vs. Northwestern Academy . . . • T 7 - 3 

Northwestern vs. Northwest Division High School . . . 15- 3 

Northwestern vs. Wisconsin University .... 4- 3 

Northwestern vs. Beloit College . . ' . • 7~ 2 

Northwestern vs. Notre Dame ...... 8-1 1 

Northwestern vs. Rush Medics 11- 2 

Northwestern vs. Beloit College ...... 9-7 

Northwestern vs. Ohio State University ..... 15- 6 

Northwestern vs. Lake Forest University .... 6-2 

Northwestern vs. Bankers' Athletics . . . . . • 5 _ 9 

Northwestern vs. Nebraska University ..... 9-4 

Northwestern vs. Beloit College ...... 1-16 

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Athletics 

University Toot Ball team 

mi 

J. A. Hunter Captain 

F. H. Haller Manager 

Left End ' £• R- Catlin 

I E. R. Perry 

Left Tackle ■' ? D DlETZ 

\ J. B. Slade 

Left Guard CM. Thorne 

Center i A - Cutler 
I A. G. Morse 

Right Guard F. M. Levings 

Right Tackle ... W. C. Andrews 

fW. Johnson 

Right End 1 F. A. Whitney 

( C. H. Woolbert 

Quarter Back J. A. Hunter 

Left Half Back < D. Jackson 

( J. A. Brown 

Right Half Back R. C. LibberTON 

Full Back C. C. Sloan 

Substitute A. Burrell 

Substitute A. R. Jones 

Substitute . . . . . . T. V. Hart 

Substitute . . . . H. B. Smith 

Season of '97 

Northwestern vs. Beloit College ...... 6-0 

Northwestern vs. University of Iowa ...... 6-12 

Northwestern vs. University of Chicago .... 6-23 

Northwestern vs. College of Physicians and Surgeons . .6-0 

Northwestern vs. Rush Medics . . . . . . 16-0 

Northwestern vs. Northwestern Alumni ..... 25- o 

Northwestern vs. University of Wisconsin .... 0-22 

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LIBRARY 

OF THE 
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 



tennis 



Athletics 



Uarsity tournament 

Summaries of Preliminaries 



F. A. 


Brewer . 


. Defeated . . h- A. Wilson 


6-1, 6-1 


C. R. 


Barnard 


Defeated . Prof. A. R. Crook 


■ 9-7, 3-6, 8-6 


E. M. 


McGrew . 


. Defeated . . Prof. J. H. Gray . 


9-7, 4-6, 7-5 


H. C. 


Rassweiler . 


Defeated . E. E. Zimmerman 


• 6-4, 6-3 


M. C. 


Johnson . 


. Defeated . . T. Orchard 


6-4, 5-7, 6-2 


F. W 


. McCaskey . 


Defeated . H. C. Rassweiler 


. 6-i, 6-i 


C. H. 


Pendleton 


. Won from . W. L. Herdien 


. By default 


H. F. 


Ward . 


Won from . J. N. Gates . 

Summaries of Semi-finals 


By default 


M. C. 


Johnson . 


. Defeated . . C. H. Pendleton 


6-1, 6-1 


C. R. 


Barnard 


Defeated . H. F. Ward . 


• 6-2, 7-5 


F. A. 


Brewer . 


. Defeated . . E. M. McGrew . 


5-7, 6-4, 6-4 


M. C. 


Johnson 


Defeated . C. R. Barnard 

Summaries of finals 


. 5-7, 6-4, 6-i 


F. W, 


, McCaskey . 


Defeated . F. A. Brewer . 


6-4, 9-7 


F. W 


. McCaskey 


. Defeated . M. C. Johnson 


. 6-2, 6-4 



northwestern vs. Chicago 

Singles 

Bond vs Johnson (N. U.) . . 6-2, 6-r McCaskey (N. TJ.) vs. Rand . 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 

Gottlieb vs. Pendleton (N. U. ) . 6-1, 6-1 Poulson vs. Gates (N. U.) . . 6-4, 6-1 

Orchard (N. TJ.). vs. Bateson 7-5, 1-6, 6-1 Blackwelder vs.McGrew(N.U. )6-4, 4-6, 7-5 

Ward (N. U.) vs. Anderson, 11-9, 2-6. Default to Ward 

Doubles 

Bond and Rand vs. McGrew and Johnson (N. U.) . . . 6-1,6-4 
Ward and McCaskey (N. U.) vs. Poulson and Gould . . 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 
Blackwelder and Gottlieb vs. Orchard and Gates (N. U.) . 7-5, 6-4 

northwestern vs. Cake forest 



Johnson (N. U.) vs. Brown . 
Gates (N. TJ.) vs. Curtis . 
Conro vs. McGrew (N. TJ.) . 



Singles 

. 6-1, 6-1 Laranz vs. Orchard (N. U.) . 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 
6-1, 2-6, 6-4 Brewer (N. U.) vs. Chappell • 8-6, 6-1 

6-0, 6-1 



7-5, 3-6, 6-4 Ward (N. U.) vs. Graff 

Doubles 

Conro and Chappell vs. Orchard and Gates (N. U.) . . 6-4, 6-2 

Ward and McGrew (N. TJ.) vs. Laranz and Graff . . . 6-4, 6-3 
Brewer and Ward (N. TJ.) vs. Brown and Curtis . . . 6-1, 6-1 



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EDITORIAL. 



We have been delightfully enter- 
tained by the fireside articles which 
have appeared weekly in the North- 
western under the caption, ' The Man 
on the Campus" One of our "very 
best students" informs us that the 
articles bear marks of a feminine 
pen, and thai there is undoubtedly a 
hidden key, which, briefly stated, is: 
Select as many letters as you need 
from the forty-fifth article of the 
tenth series and you have plainly, 
"May Peterson writes The Man on 
the Campus.' " 

We take this opportunitv of making 
a few congratulatory remarks upon 
the manner in which Miss Peterson 
has told of her experiences upon our 
beautiful campus. We believe from 
the tone of the articles that Miss 
Peterson loves the campus. We can 
see no harm in this, providing Dr. 
Rogers is not loving the campus at 
the same time. Just why she has 
sacrificed "realism" for "ethereal- 
ism" in these articles is not clear. 
We believe, as do many of "our very 
best students," that Miss Peterson's 
love for the campus, treated realistic- 
ally and with that inimitable badin- 
age and persiflage would have been 
vastly more amusing and entertain- 
ing than the condition of the lake 
after the leaves have "gently flut- 
tered," or the "gleaming snow has 
crystalined the clock in the tower 
with its glittering marble mantle of 
snow)' snow." Although Miss Peter- 
sou may not have treated the campus 
according to our ideas, yet we feel that 
she shows latent ability which is de- 
veloping with practice. We also call 
her attention to the delicate compli- 
ment paid her by the editor in giving 



space with such regularity. We 
pray that she may live to complete 
the series. 

We were inexpressibly grieved last 
semester to learn that a majority of 
our "very best students" had done 
"unsatisfactory work." We are at a 
loss to account for such a deplorable 
condition in "our midst." 

One of our "assistant best students" 
attributes the "C" disease tothe bril- 
liant society life and the exhausting 
social dissipation found at North- 
western "It is plain that our sorori- 
ties and fraternities are degenerat- 
ing," he said. At this statement we 
sat aghast. Complaintsand captious 
criticism upon our co-eds' dress and 
manners we can bear, but under such 
language our editorial collar chafed 
our alabaster throat, and we did not 
hesitate to talk to him real plainly. 
"No, sir! sir! " we reiterated in stento- 
rian tones. "Northwestern's maidens 
are the fairest, and her men are the 
bravest the sun sets on." 

We cannot entertain any such 
thought, but to obviate the evil this 
semester, we offer as a suggestion 
that the faculticulus, represented by 
Samuel Debenhatn Gloss and J. Stitt 
Wilson call upon our students just 
before the "exes " and offer their 
personal aid and inspiration. 



We were much interested last se- 
mester in Professor Hough's an- 
nouncement that he had discovered 
a new comet sweeping across our 
uortheru horizon at the rate of 75,000 
miles a second, and attended by a 
fiery train of nebulae. With all due 
respect to Professor Hough's age and 
experience, we nevertheless believe 
that the eminent astronomer is mis- 
taken, and that what he took for a 
comet was in reality Professor James 
Taft Hatfield out on a constitutional. 



The similarity between heavenly 
bodies is striking, and the fiery train 
of nebuhciseasilyaccountedforby the 
fact that the lake zephyrs sometimes 
are bold enough to sport with the 
professor's whiskers and, when such 
high speed is generated, a tremulous 
motion naturally permeates his hir- 
sute appendices. 



In vain we have sought for the 
reason why the Pan-Hellenic Associa- 
tion closed its doors and blew out its 
lights at 12 o'clock. 

This brilliant social function, com- 
posed as it was of ' our very best and 
assistant best students," we were in- 
formed would close when it "got 
ready." Divers announcements that 
there would be "dancing after :2" 
cheered our drooping spirits. 

It is rumored that one of the fac- 
ulticulus was present, and, in defer- 
ence to his habit of retiring early, the 
affair was closed at 12. 



Once more we are called upon to 
congratulate our enterprising fellow 
student, Irwin J. Hall, in his recent 
call to the sporting editorship of the 
War Cry. We feel that Mr. Hall's 
talents have won deserved recogni- 
tion. 



How eagerly we grasp this oppor- 
tunity to thank our Alma Mater for 
placing "among us" that jewel, 
William Cuba Bryan. We feel that Mr. 
Bryan's wide experience in matters 
which we will not mention here, 
pre-eminently fits him for a student's 
guide, counselor and friend. Doubt- 
less Mr. Bryan's work at North- 
western will be seen fifty years 
hence. 



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Grinds 



florence fiarris 



H match ai tennis" 



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TENNIS court 
Of trampled clay. 

A man, a maid, 
Engaged in play. 



in. 

lint lost his skill 
In her dark eyes; 

To win a game 
He vainly tries. 



IV. 



She gains the points. 

He fears to tell 
His scores, all love, 

His heart, as well. 



A pause to rest, 
A chance to talk; 

A quiet path, 
An hour's walk. 



A man, a maid, 
No more in sport; 

Engaged for life — 
A " tennis court.' 



II. 

She shows him how; 

He strives to learn 
To volley, lob, 

Serve, cut, return. 




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Kappa Hlpba Cbeta's flew Scheme 



A thoroughly reliable matrimonial agency. 

All the facilities necessary to hasten engagements— Milbanks and Parks. 

No other fit to Cope with it. 

It is by Farr the best 

Ho( l)mes of any sort secured. 

Correspondence desired. We refer you to A. T. and B. G. II. 



130 



notice 

Committee on Social Affairs, 
February 18th, 1898. 
Notice is hereby given that the Col- 
lege of Liberal Arts of North-western 
University will hereafter be known as 
the Fisk-Baird-Miller Kinder- 
garten and House of Correction 
for Erring Children. 

Attention is called to the new rules : 

No student or students, or organiza- 
tion or group of students, shall hold, 
have, give or think of giving in any 
year, more than one party, dance, 
hop, prom., rag, or social entertain- 
ment at which both ladies and gentle- 
men are present, and this only with 
permission previously obtained from 
the Committee on Social Affairs. Such 
parties, dances, hops, proms. , rags or 
social entertainments shall close (with 
lights out) not later than eleven o'clock. 

Personal conference with either the 
Chairman or Secretary is invited and 
will be cordially welcomed. 
(But what's the use ?) 

A. V. E. Young, Chairman. 
Emily Huntington Miller, Sec'y. 



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"may(nm), Come Hiss Vour fioney Boy" 



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Parody on Gilbert's "night Brings Tortb Stars'* 



On the corner, when the twilight 
Steals o'er all and ends the day, 

Two bright stars shine at the window 
When I whistle Beta's lay. 
Night brings forth stars. 



What though hence my thoughts reverting 

Swiftly fly to Sweden's shore, 
Those two stars are all I care for 

E'en though night brings forth no more. 
Night brings forth stars. 



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Canguagc of flowers 



Daisies — Frat girls 

Four o'Clocks — Fellows who cram for ex's 
Tulips — The girls of Woman's Hall 

Lady Supper— Barry Gilbert 

Passion Flower — Sam Gloss 

Morning Glories — The breakfast bells 

Sunflower — C. H. Mantor 
Tobacco Flowers—* K 2 

Bachelor's Button — Professor Young 
Milk Weeds — Freshies 

Wall Flowers — Boys who never dance 
Peony — Grace Hinsdale 

Hearts Ease — Arthur Mcintosh 

Bleeding Heart — Clay Buntain 



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Founded at Northwestern University by the Class of '98. 
Object — To promote intimacy, to cultivate the affections, and to abolish matrimonial bureaus. 



Charter members 



F. H. Hallkr, ATA 
B. Gilbert, B * n 
C. H. Mowry, l X 

T. M. Fowler, * A e 

M. W. Cresap, a t 



Louise White, r * B 

Mary Peterson, V 4> B 

Margarethe Sheppard, A r 
Anna Reimers, A 4> 
Jessie Cope, K a 9 



<*?j.» , t£#) 



Active members 



K. F. Snyder, 2 A E 
P. C. Pickrell, 2 X 
S. D. Gloss, <J> K 2 

E. F. Raymond (Barb) 

I. R. Hall, a X 



Bessie Smith, K A 9 

Stella Gallup, Z * H 

Winifred Harris, r * B 
Louise Taylor, K K r 
Mary Lyons, r * B 



<#^.«M=!r#> 



On Probation 



O. W. Dorman, 2 A E Louise Whiteside, KET 

W. M. Mitchell, * a 9 Beulah Hough, A X V. 

G. B. Goodwin, 2 X Eva Barkkr, AAA 

E. F. Burchard, * K * Grace Lasher, r * B 

A. T. McIntosh, 2 X Florence Riale, A r 

The applications of Teddy Rawlins and May Clark are under consideration. 



133 



Brief notices of Recent College Publications 




" Four Years a Freshman," by Miss Long. A fascinating descrip- 
tion of college life as experienced by the author. 500 pp. McMillan & 
Co. $2.00. 

"Confessions of a Society Man," by R. M. Pease. Certainly 
one of the remarkable books of the day. The style is charming and 
the story true to life in every particular. 200 pp. A. C. McClurg 
& Co. $1.00. 

"The Advantages of Solitude; or, Reveries 
of a Recluse," by S. D. Gloss. The author's wide expe- 
ence has made him particularly well fitted to write this 
book. 200 pp. F. H. Revell. $1.50. 

"Howl Know Her," by Clarence Mowry. A book 
full of minute description, vivid narration and charming 
dialogue. Two volumes. Scribner's. $4.00. 

" Everybody's Jest-Book; or, How to See the Funny Side of Things," by C. R. 
Barnard. No one who knows Mr. Barnard need be urged to read his latest production. 
150 pp. Henry Altemus & Co. $1.25. 

" Dancing," by H. G. Ozanne. The broad (? 1 view taken by the author on this subject 
commends the book to the public. 300 pp. American Publishing Co. $1.50. 

"Why I Am Great," by I. Linebarger. As an inspiration for future greatness this 
book should be in every student's library. 400 pp. A. C. McClurg & Co. #2.00. 

"A Psychological and Physiological Treatise on Brain Development," by 
E. F. Raymond. An able treatment of the subject, "How I Learned It All." Henry Holt 
& Co. #5.00. 

" How to Become a Successful Manager," by G. B. Goodwin. Graphic account of 
the management of the '98 junior play. 200 pp. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. $1.00. 

"The Uses and Misuses of Alcohol," by C. C. Sloan, with illustrations by "Jim." 
250 pp. Stone & Kimball. $2.00 

" The Royal Road to Knowledge ; or, How to Pull the Profs.," by Marie Bennett. 
This book is one that is especially recommended. 300 pp. G. Bell & Son. #2.00. 

"How To Raise a Moustache" (containing a prescription for whiskereens), by 
L. M. Dodge. A book that should be in every young man's hands. 250 pp. Stone & 
Kimball. $2.00. 

"Dress Reform," by Bessie Jenness-Miller Martin. This book is replete with 
engravings and colored supplements illustrating the ideas of the author. Curtis Publishing 
Co. $10.00. 

" The Fallacy of Dress Reform," by Winifred Modiste Harris. Miss Harris' great 
work is a courageous attempt to point out the fallacies in the foregoing work. Her arguments 
are founded upon sound judgment and exact knowledge. Curtis Publishing Co. 50 cents. 

N. B. — Both these books can be procured at the above-named price from Samuel Deben- 
ham Gloss, western agent. 



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Dean miller $ term Lecture 

Cable Etiquette 



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WILL preface^ my reniaiks [this 'afternoon, young ladies, by telling you that the 
object of table etiquette is to teach one how to refrain from eating and show your 
good breeding. 

The usual order of meals in America is breakfast in the morning, lunch at 
noon, supper in the evening. 

You should not seat yourselves, young ladies, until your elders sit down. 
It would be far better that you stand during the entire meal than to be seated 
the least bit^before your seniors. 

In drinking, the eyes should be fixed on the ceiling, with the thumb and 
second finger on the glass and the little finger curled from the second joint at 
an angle of 95 degrees. Never leave the spoon in the cup; even if the house is on fire it should 
be carefully removed before flight is made. At dinner, if you happen to have soup for the first 
course, insert the spoon horizontally, move it from you vertically, then raise steadily until its 
northeast corner touches the outer edge of the facial aperture. 

Bread should be broken over the plate, not over the knee. 

If any food is served which you do not desire, toy with it for a time and at the first 

opportunity slip it quietly up your sleeve or into your pocket, thereby deceiving your hostess. 

With this exception no food should be carried away from the table in concealment for future use. 

The hostess should have a sharp prod handy in order that she may keep the guests in the 

proper position at the table. 

If toadstools or strychnine are served, devour with a sweet smile and ask for more. 
It is exceedingly good form, young ladies, to consume a few pieces of soap, hairs, etc., 
that have strayed into the food, and all the time look pleasant. 

Now, I think that with a little practice you will find no difficulty in 
carrying out these few directions. The omission or non-compliance with 
any of these instructions will at once mark you as ill-bred. Now, are there 
any questions ? 

Should young ladies be on time to their meals ? 

Well, yes; still, haste is vulgar at all times, and young ladies should 
never run downstairs buttoning their shoes. Far better be late. 

If there are no more questions now, I will excuse the young ladies. 




135 




Interviews with tbe faculty on tbe Cbapel Cboir 



Bonhright — "My inability to elucidate an opinion is based upon the fact that I never 
attend chapel. Very funny, isn't it? " 

Hair n — " The choir lacks a certain element of musical dexterity." 

Caldwell — "A mere conformity to the principle that all should be drunk with music." 

Clark — " The choir is like the man who knew only two tunes. One was 'Old Hundred' 
and the other wasn't. He usually sang the one that wasn't." 

CoE — " The philosophical spirit alone enables me to endure the incongruous phenomena by 
it accomplished." 

Crew — " I should prefer to leave the solution of the matter for future experiment. It is 
too crude. " 

Miss Freeman — "I wish I knew some Scotch swear words " 

HaTi'IELD — " The most conspicuous exponent of the noble science of harmonic concatena- 
tion, the recherche eraipia of the expurgated musical talent of the university, executed 
through the stick-to-it-ive mental process of the illustrious ego." 

HolgaTE — " My feelings cannot be bounded by the cotangent of the horizon." 

LrTKiN — " I don't go to chapel; I respect my ears." 

LE Daim — " I am dumb." 

Marcv — "Eh ! What ? Oh, I never heard of such a thing." 

White — "Their most finished production does not equal in completeness the cotangent of 
the arc X." 

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Catest Popular Songs of (be Day 




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" Marguerite " 
" Cinderella White " 
" Schneider and His Band " 
" O Lord, Send Thy Power Just Now! 
__." Sweet Marie " .... 

And When We're Married " 
That Is Love " .... 



C. H. Mowry 

F. H. Haider 

Bess Smith 

H. G. Ozanne 

F. M. Wing 

Roy Hammett 

M. W. Cresap 



" Once I Loved a Maiden Fair . Prof. Caldwell 

"Jane, Jane, She Never Was the Same " D. S. Harding 
" Fowler On, Fowler On " . . Anna Reimers 
" Lousiana Lou " .... Ned Raymond 

" Beulah Land " .... Wile Mitchell 
" I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls " . Mary Lyons 
" Am I Still Beloved ? " . . Marion Zimmerman 
" O That We Two Were Maying! " . Barry Gilbert 
" Casey Would Waltz with the Strawberry Blonde" 

A. T. McInTosh 

"The Girl I Left Behind Me" . F. M. Condit 

" Where the Boys of a Sunday Night Rally " 4-mile limit 
" Home, Sweet Home " . . . Alice BlodgeTT 
" Alice, Where Art Thou? " . . Clay BunTain 

" Shall I Tell You Whom I Love? " . S. D. Gloss 
" Sigma Chi Gallop " . . . P. C. Pickrell 
" Love Me, ' Little,' Love Me Long " Marion Clarkson 

"Isabel" R.H.Wilkinson 

"Somebody (?) Has My Heart " G. H. Miller 

"The Sweetest Story Ever Told "(duet) { J£J- |™EV 

" She's the Warmest Baby in the Bunch " 

Margaret McKibbon 

" 'Rastus on Parade" . . Prof. Caldwell 

" Rock Me to Sleep " . . . Astronomy A. 

" Give Me a Drink, Bartender " . . Frank Bayne 
" Oh, I Don't Know " . . Jeanette V. Becker 




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Heading Questions 



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If the use of tobacco stunts the growth, how tall would "Shorty" 
Levings be, if he didn't use it ? 

How long each day should the lady member of the faculty spend 
before the mirror in the teachers' parlor? 

How would it look to see a beer- wagon at Heck Hall? 

Did Miss Orth have anything to do[with Carter Case taking dancing lessons 
for the junior prom ? 

Why did Miss Lyons return from Ann Arbor with an Alpha Delt pin ? 

Can some one tell us why Haller don't "loosen " for a carriage when the 
senior social occurs on the night of a blizzard? 

Why do Mowry and Miss S linger at noon in deserted ( ?) University 

Hall? 



Why don't a certain Kappa get a switch nearer the color of her hair? 
Did M. P. Mi tchell regret taking the second piece of rhubarb pie? 
How much did it cost Hunter to make his trip to Rockford, February 24th? 
Was Prof essor| Young ever seen at chapel ? 
Is W. J. Sweeney the most popular man in college ? 

Why did Miss Dilly leave the school of oratory just the before " prom " ? 
Why is Miss Freeman partial to boys? 
Will Professor Baird ever get a hair-cut ? 
How many girls did Brown ask to go to the prom ? 
Why does Mr. Hall bring Mary Lyons bride's roses ? 

What did Barry Gilbert mean in English class when he said: " Nothing is so 
sweet as love's young dream ? ' ' 

Why did Frieda Hanson appear with an Alpha Delt pin ? 
Where do Clarence and Marguerite stroll between ten and eleven a. m.? 
Will some one tell Professor Caldwell what garments are appropriate for Sun 
day calls? 11 

Is it X E that tampers with the university clock ? 
What refreshments were served at the junior prom ? 
Who compared Pickrell to Joe Jefferson and Leland Powers ? 
Why did Professor Cohn call Haller, Mr. White? 




138 



AT NORTHWESTERN 
15 LOOKING TOR: 




Football enthusiasm. 

Thetas who are not otherwise engaged. 

Barbs content to remain as such. 

Alpha Phis who can find time for other people. 

More S Xs to take " oratory " (Freshmen preferred). 
Miss Riale without her Macintosh. 
Miss Martin's dignity — lost near State Bank. 
A person who won't steal chapel credits. 
A new " gym." 
Eggs that evaporate. 
More " fun." 
New rules. 




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motto : Uacation? nit— Uacation 



Active members 



Complete Repose Barnard 

Weary Feeling White 

Simply Dormant Gloss 
Lacks Push Haist 
Takes Yawns Scudder 
Earnest Flunker Raymond 



Just Moves Springer 
Most Passive Mitchell 
Ordinary Comfort Ainsworth 
Careful Cribber Sloan 
Industrious Bluffer Linebarger 

Nit Doing Tomy 



Birthplaces of Doted College men and Ulomett 



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Ned Raymond, Taylorville, 111. 

Irwin Hall, Lyons, France. 

Bess Martin, Glouster, N. H. 

Professor Hatfield, Walkerville, Mont. 

* K 2, Rapid City, S. D. 

K A 0, Boise City, Idaho. 

H. E. RUSSEL, Farmington, 111. 

Andrew E. Cooke, Red Top, N. D. 

Florence Riale, Auburn, Me. 



Louise White, Hastings, Neb. 

May Clark, Perry, Iowa. 

R. K. Crawford, Beulah, Kan. 

"Shorty" Levings, Lehigh, Ind. Ter. 

SI *, Butte, Mont. 

S. J. Pease, Beardstown, 111. 

College Choir, Sing Sing, 111. 

AGNES Hayden, David City, Neb. 

Marie Bennett, Baton Rouge, La. 



Professor Cohn, Germantown, Pa. 



140 



Personals 



"Being eminent, ye must be censured, yet not through fault of ours. " 



W. J. S\ye-n-y: " One may smile and 
smile, and be a villain still." 

V. E- Br-n: •' Blushing bud of innocence." 

Chapel Choir: "Swans sing before they 
die; 'twere no bad thing did certain per- 
sons die before they sing." 

B. B: "A wit with dunces and a dunce 
with wits." 

B-ry G-L-RT: " If he had one more feather 
he would strut himself to death." 

Registrar ( to McGrew, who wants to reg- 
ister): " I don't see what you can do; 
you have taken all jof Dr. Marcy's 
courses." 

Prof. Hatfield: "I flatter myself that I 
am the most rapid scripture reader in 
the faculty." 

B. H. M-sh: " His head was well re(a)d on 
one side, but not on the other." 

Miss Freeman: "The other section is away 
ahead of you." 

Prof. Baird (during chapel prayer): "O 
Lord, we are here because we cannot 
help ourselves." Levings (undertone): 
"That's no dream." 

Prof. Caldwell: "I am glad to see you 
are thinking. Let us look at the next 
section." 

Garret Bib: " No sooner is a temple built 
to God than the devil builds a ' chapel ' 
hard by." 

B. B. (January 12th): "The horse, it is a 
noble animal." 

Found (on the margin of Prof. Clark's class- 
room rhetoric): "Use joke No. 482 
here." 

Miss Freeman (in French A) : " Traduisez, 
Ella n' avait pas de dot." Miss Burd- 
SELL: " She had no dough. " 




Prof. Locy: "Who says I'm 
bow-legged? " 

Miss Z m-n: "So fresh and 

rosy. ' ' 

P — L Cl — land: "Nice boy." 

Miss H-nsd-le: "Such war of 
red and pink within her 
cheeks." 

F— E— R : 

"In rhymes galore, 

In sonnets more, 

The poets have declared their love 

For maidens fair, 

With raven hair, 

And eyes ' like stars above.' 

" But, oh, this maid — 
I'm half afraid 
To tell this secret dread: 
Her eyes when seen 
Are really green, 
And oh, her hair is red." 

Miss O-Th: "Soft words with nothing 
in them." 

F. P. Jo-ly: " Hear me, for I will speak." 

Cl-y B-nt-n: 

"Alone, alone — all, all alone; 
Alone on a wide, wide sea." 

H. K. Sp-nc-r: "Sleep, baby, sleep." 

B. G. W-r-ck: "Let me not burst in 
ignorance." 

H-ll-r (at Gammi Phi house): 
"I take my leave of you; 
Shall not be long, but I'll be here again." 



F. M. L-v-ngs: 
self." 



' ' Stand and unfold your- 



A-na R-m-rs: "I am taking oratory to 
gain expression for my vast amount of 
words. 



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V-ct-r Br — n: "The Northwestern University Bureau of Informa- 
tion." 

Mc-in-sh: "The girls should be careful; I am a very fascinating 
young man." 

B-ss Sm-Th : ' ' Sweetness concentrated . ' ' 

B. L. P-rk-ns: " My voice, deep and profound." 

G. H. M-ll-r: "A worthy gentleman, but wond'rous affable." 

H. G. Oz-n-e: " I'se wicked." 

Miss L-sh-r: " I always say just what I mean." 

Miss J-ne D-e-y: "To love for the sake of being loved is human, 
but to love for the sake of loving is angelic." 

MissH-rr-s: The dignified belle 

Recited her " William Tell " well. 
For one morning in Dutch 
Was her brilliancy such, 
That she rendered a passage " What fell?" 






fr&Jt (Za*/<_- 



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tips to Tre$bmen 




ROF. CLARK has said more times than one 
There's nothing new beneath the sun; 
But if he doubts the truth of what " they say, 
Just find a man who's passed in " Eng. A." 



Prof. Hatfield's jokes sint immer new, 
But you'll find there's one on you. 
Ach, Himmel! pray your name's no pun, 
For if it is your trouble's begun. 



Prof. Cumnock's classes, do not shun 
But learn to say your "one, one, one," 
And soon or late you'll find, mayhap, 
That this is your only two-hour "snap " 



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(sfye ppofe<^op ^laped at ht]e- college ^f^t 

<n<* \je pe-ad arc aptiek °'ep, 
^rcd f/e v/i^ed fop a v/eapon v/ith2 v ^^2' c ''7 to finite 

i©^ ppepo^tepoa^ Qadip ^ope, 
go ^ f ipt fyim v/ell and diVed fall deep 

Id deftty? pl^il^opl^i^ arcd th^ie^, 
■fired v/t^era t^ eme-p^ed all apmoped fop fi^t 

+|e- capped a tfyie^, tf;ie^ <j>tie+<. 




God save us all from a wreck like this on the reef of freshman woe. 



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6. ID. Rawlins 
Ruth Phillippi 
may Clark 




Professor Hatfield moves. 
Omega Psi part}-. 

Ritchie and Sanner flunk in German, and Pro- 
fessor Conn gives them an earnest talk on 
the evils of society. 
"Shorty" Levings makes his "maiden" speech 

in chapel. 
Pingree and Wisconsin win the intercollegiate 

debate. 
Rush Medics lose at base ball, but get in some 

good practice on Machesney. 
President Rogers develops into a tennis player. 
Junior play. 

Fegtley loses at Michigan and roasts Trueblood. 
Committee appointed to assist Manager Larsen. 
Dongpre goes to sleep in astronomy and falls out 

of his seat. 
Dr. Rogers plays detective and escorts home all 
young ladies he sees out after eight o'clock. 
Pickrell, on meeting Miss Zimmerman and Mr. 
Wheeler laden with packages and grips, 
extends congratulations and asks them where 
they are going to spend their honeymoon. 
Cumnock follows Dr. Rogers' example on the social fad 
Stagg makes his monthly claim for the championship. 
Zeta party. 

Sigs and Betas play ball and scrap. 
Potter runs in ten flat. 
D. U.s visit the exchange. 



17. Woodbourn takes a nap in elocution A. 

iS. Some enterprising freshmen paint the campus red. 

19. Ikey Golden graduates in baseball. 



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June, mi 



i. Clark gives an ex. in spelling. 

2. Students are tried for illegal voting. 

Danny Holmes tells the judge that he has reasons of his own 
for keeping still. 




3. Holmes goes to visit relatives, and the Currey men think he 

has skipped. 

4. "Sore-Head" Kay plays detective and hangs around the 

back alleys watching for Danny. 

7. Trig cremation is celebrated by hunkers. 

9. Class Day. '97 appears in cap and gown. 
'98 appears in white duck. 
'99 appears in civilized clothes, 
'oo appears in short dresses. 

10. Sam Gloss and McCaskey take a hunker's ex. in spelling 

11. Commencement of School of Oratory. 

12. Kirk contest. 

13. Two '91) men take two '00 girls out boat-riding, and, as a 

result, one of the men gets sick. 

14. Kappa Beta Phi, a sour-grape society, is organized. 
17. Commencement. 

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September, mi 



23. College opens. 

New student takes Morse for Dr. Rogers. 

The frats and sororities take an active interest in registra- 
tion. 

24. The Alpha Phis register Miss Orth as a freshman. 
The Thetas register Miss Orth as fourth year prep. 

27. Dr. Rogers explains the social rules. 

28. Cresap announces that the Syllabus will appear in two 

weeks. 

Van Doozer's hired men begin practice. 

29. Sigs rent a pew in Emmanuel church. 

Faculty petition Secretary of Treasury Gage in behalf of 
the football team. 

30. Marion Zimmerman reports that she has news from 

Madison. 

Meyers, a Beta from Wittenberg College, is bid by Phi 
Delta Theta. 



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18. 
19- 

25- 

29. 



October, mi 




Chaddock was seen on the street not in 

company with a young lady. 
Sam Merwin and Dr. Rogers deadhead 

their way to the city. The boys say that 

the}- were the swellest pair of ' ' Weary 

Willies'' that have struck the city for 

some time. 
The class of '9S contemplate a senior play 

to make up last year's financial losses. 
Sam Gloss and Bess Martin hold a class 

till dusk. 
Miss Bowen gets a dun for '98 Syllabus. 
Pickrell finds that managing his matrimonial affairs 

and taking the Glee Club on a southern trip, is too 

much of a snap. He decides to give up the latter. 
Victor Brown tells a young lady that he makes it a 

point to know well at least one girl in each sorority 

in order to get an invitation to all parties. 
Freshmen become ambitious and decide to have a 

class pin. 
For reasons of their own, Jessie Cope's parents look 

into the affairs of the manager of the '98 Syllabus. 
Effie Thayer escapes from geology while Professor 

Marcy is drawing down the curtains. 
Urged on by their success in plays and Syllabi, the seniors decide to spring 

on the public. 
Class of '98 appoint a committee to look up the delinquent Syllabus. 
Iowa treats Northwestern to an unexpected defeat. 

Delta Taus steal a march on the seniors and come out in fraternity hats. 
Professor Coe apologizes for Caldwell's speech. 
Senior class imposes a tax of $8.00 on each member for the Syllabus. Gilbert 

S8.00 is pretty high for the privilege of masquerading under a senior hat. 
D. U. advertises for boarders. 



a class hat 



thinks that 



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25- 



3o. 



Mud a foot deep. 
D. U. tally-ho. 



noMitiber, i$97 

i. Professor Crook, at 7 a. m., calls on 
Miss White and Miss Patterson. 

Professor Clark roasts the rooters. 
Adelphic makes its appearance. 

The hell rings accidentally at half past 
nine, and the geology class takes ad- 
vantage of Dr. Marcy by leaving the 
room. 

Barry Gilbert, assisted by Burton Holmes, 
begins a series of lectures. As usual, 
his ushering was the principal feature 
of the evening. 

Mrs. Miller discovers that the girls have 
decorated the marble busts in the hall 
with the callers' hats, and proceeds to 
take them down with the aid of a chair. 

prominent young gentleman and lady 
spend the noon hour engaged in 
" pressing " business. 

Victor' Brown announces that he has a new suit of 
clothes, but he is not going to spring them till 
Thanksgiving Day, because Sam Gloss says that is 
the proper thing. 

Mattison and Dan forth try their hands at detective 

work. 
Elliott has his fortune told. 

Wisconsin, 22; Northwestern, o. 

Sig tally-ho. Brown's new suit and patent leathers. 



Graham gets married. Loutzenheiser becomes a benedict. 

A visitor sees the professors out for their daily walk, and mistakes them for a crowd of 
Coxeyites. 



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i8. 
20. 

21. 

22. 



December, i$97 




Steve Hart informs the preps that he is their 
friend. 

The police enforce the curfew ordinance, and 
Miss Mattison, the Spencer brothers and 

Billy Hart are not seen out after 8 o'clock . 
German department entertained by the 

Mannerchor. Ainsworth presides and 

starts in the middle of the programme. 
Pan-Hell committee holds a meeting. 
Frat, men make a rush for Fern. Sem. 
Election for football manager called. 
Professor Clark nominates Greer. 
Students hold a mass meeting and decide to 

vote for Greer. 
Politics take the place of study. 
Reporters reap a harvest. 
Professor Clark is kept busy with reporters 

and candidates. 
Seniors, for the time being, forget about the 

Syllabus. 
Student-manager men hold a meeting at the 

Beta house. 
Berry electioneers on Sunday and queers him- 
self with the " Bibs " 
Freshman social. Mrs. Miller refuses to let the girls go until the president comes. 
Case takes Miss Orth to the social and Cleveland entertains her. 

Professor Coe tells his logic class to use their common-sense and go to a warmer place. 
Skips begin to come in fast. Pan-Heaven. 
Merrv Christmas ! 




•5- 
i8. 

19- 

21. 

22. 

2 3- 
25- 

30. 



1 . Thorne goes to class wearing a high collar and no 
necktie. 

Roy Hammett, instead of returning to college, takes 
a wedding trip to Mexico. 

J. Arthur Brown gets special mention for fine work 
done on (his?) elocution chart. 

Alice Blodgett leaves college to become Mrs. Dave 
Holmes. 

6. Professor Hatfield, while playing' shinny, falls and 
sprains his arm. 

Professor Caldwell spends the afternoon building a snow man. 

Harding takes an express package to two young ladies who are not dressed to receive callers 

Sigma Nu puts in an appearance. 

Mrs. gives a party to Phi Kappa Sigma at McCarroll's Hall. 

Caldwell takes part in a snowball battle with some street urchins. 

Gilbert dons his senior hat and gives the class of '98 a sleigh ride. 

Haller and Miss White walk to the senior party through snow a foot deep. 

Glee Club concert. 

Pease asks six girls to go with him. 

Dr. Rogers goes to sleep in church. 

Thalian Dramatic Club gives an entertainment. Sigs and Delta Taus are out in force. 

Rhubarb pie gets the best of the Emersonian Club. 



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Tebruary, i$9$ 



i. Thome attends dancing school. 

2. Examinations begin. 

3. Tobey Hart runs a race with his umbrella. 

4. Jane Dilly comes home late from theatre and has 

to climb in the window. 

5. Mr. and Mrs. give a party to Phi Kappa 

Sigma at McCarroll's Hall. 
7. Sigs get fired from their boarding house. 
11. Theta party at the Boat Club. 

14. Second semester begins. 

15. Misses Phillippi and Harris give the Syllabus 

board a spread. 
17. Jane Dilly goes to Baraboo, Wis , for her health. 

Mr. Harding goes to Princeton. 
iS. Junior prom. 

20. Hunter makes an expensive trip to Rockford. 

21. Alpha Phi party. 

22. Fifteen students attend the lecture. 

23. Seniors give a coasting party. 
Miss White loses her glasses. 

Haller tests the temperature of the lake. 

24. Junior play rehearsals commence 

25. Professor Crew takes a dog out of chapel. 
Flunk notices come out in force. 

27. Caldwell, attired in Prince Albert coat, high hat, 

pink necktie, white cotton gloves, goes to 
dinner at Dr. Rogers'. 

28. Le Daum takes Miss Riale out in society. He 

wears a dress suit and tan shoes. 
Professor Hatfield goes to the Woman's Club 
reception a week ahead of time. 



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12. 

15- 
16. 

21. 
26. 



march, i$9$ 



Professor Coe informs his class that we have a 

human brain in this institution. 
Rawlins, Chaddock and Wilbur Spencer hire 
a dago orchestra to play at the Gamma Phi 
house. 
Mr. Andrew Cooke, without a necktie, goes 

walking with Miss Morris. 
Alpha Chi party. 
McGrew forgets to turn down his trousers at 

the Alpha Chi party. 
Rawlins and Miss Winans collide in the uni- 
versity hall. 
Wyrick starts out to raise a regiment to go 

to Cuba. 
Levings comes home seeing double. 
Dr. Little runs the baseball players off the 

sacred ground in front of Heck Hall. 
Mr. Haller and Miss Peterson take the oratory 

stage decorations in through the window. 
Sigs inform sororities and fraternities that 

they have fired Condit and Sloane. 
Condit and Sloane join Phi Kap. 
Kappa Kappa Gamma party. N. O. L. preliminaries. 
Intercollegiate indoor track meet. 
Mr. Dixon calls on Miss Richardson at 11:30 a. m., and unconsciously lets the dinner hour 

pass. At 3 p. m. he sends her a lunch. 
Policeman John tells Mr. Hall and Miss Lyons that they are a nice-looking couple and 

ought to go to a clergyman. 
Phi Kaps fear that the faculty are going to jump the whole chapter. 
Hinman defeats Adelphic. 

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Literary 



6. t. Hesmitb 
myrtle Dickson 
einora Ricbarascm 
eaitb fieaps 





Prize Poem 

By B. Byron Bobb. 

In the dell, when the bobolinks cheerily call, 
Where the brooklet is spicy with cresses, 

Slowly saunters fair Elsie, caressingly fall 
Like sunshine her unconfined tresses. 

But ever the zephyrs them airily lift, 

Her lily-white shoulders revealing; 
Loosely gathered, her garment, with folds let adrift, 

Is but half her soft bosom concealing. 

When she enters the nook where the violets grow 

The bluest 'mid greenest of grasses, 
From the lips of the whispering flowerets flow 

These low, mellow notes as she passes: 

"Hail, Oueen of the Violets, beauteous maid! 

We, joining with gallant hearts eases, 
In minuets gracefully sway on the glade 
To the melodies born of the breezes. 
We thee to praise 
Our faces raise 
As blue as the sky high o'er us, 
And nod and smile, 
And all the while 
We sing our joyful chorus. 

" In purity grew we thy bosom to deck; 

Come pluck us, receive back thy graces. 
From thy head get we modesty, grace from thy neck, 
From thy beauty, the charm of our faces. 
Our fragrance we 
Give back to thee, 
To thy breath belongs this treasure. 
And we restore 
( 'Twas there before ) 
To thine eyes our liquid azure." 





Coeducation 

By Samuel Merwin. 




class men than- 



,HE professor let his lank form slide down into my one rocking chair and 
crossed his legs. His face was paler than usual, and at short intervals 
he coughed — deep, rattling coughs. 

"You don't look well, professor, " I observed. "What is the matter?" 
He shot a quick glance at me, then assumed a sly expression. 
"It is nothing," he replied. "By the way, I should like to discuss 
a little matter which concerns your Syllabus. To my mind, a college 
organ should do more to encourage literary effort among the under- 
lie was interrupted by another sepulchral attack. 
"Won't you take some quinine, professor?" I said, 
knowing how prone he was to neglect himself. 
"That cough is too serious a matter to be treated 
lightly." 

"Will you kindly drop the matter?" He spoke 
so sharply that I was taken aback and could only 
stammer: 

" I beg your pardon." 

"Very well. As I was saying, it seems to me 

that " There was another fit of coughing, this 

time lasting so long that I was alarmed. It seemed 
hardly proper to pound a professor on the back, so I 
looked at him helplessly. Finally I said: 
" How did you get such a cold?" 
To my astonishment the professor rose to his feet 
and fairly glared down at me. 

"You will oblige me by refraining from cheap 
witticisms," he said angrily. 

This startled me so that I rose, too. 
" Really, professor," I began, "I fail to see how 
I have — " 

"Oh, nevermind, never mi 
"I forgot myself. Come to think, of course you 
couldn't have known. To be frank, lam a bit sensitive 
on the subject." Then, drawing his chin into his col- 
lar, he added: "I perceive that I owe you an apology." 
This was a puzzle. 

"You certainly are mysterious," I said, trying to 
speak lightly, for there was still the shadow of a cloud about his eyes. 

He sat down again and began to rub his spectacles with his handkerchief. 
" I suppose I may as well tell you,"— he spoke in an absent manner— "but of course you 
will understand that it is confidential." 
I bowed. 

"Well, co-education is the cause of this cold." 
I must have looked surprised, for he went on more quickly. 
"Yes, sir, co-education. I'll tell you, this herding of young men and women together in 

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an indiscriminate mass never yet made either a good 
scholar or a stalwart man. " 

"You don't have it in England ?" I asked. 
"No, sir, we have always fought it. You see, it 
'/ cheapens in either sex the proper appreciation of the 
'other; and it is thoroughly antagonistic to that deep 
loyalty which makes the memory of college days so 
dear to the alumnus. I tell you, what we need here 
is more of the clan spirit; more of that love for alma mater which involuntarily doubles up a 
man's fist in her defense; more of the — the — er, where was I ?" 

"The cold," I suggested. 

"Yes, yes. And that reminds me. Do you know, our gymnasium would be a disgrace 
to a christian science sanatarium. It is so old and draughty that the wind blows right through 
it. It is not properly kept up. The apparatus is old and out of repair, and the baths are all 
out of order. Really, I am astounded that the directors do not take some action." 

"Surely it is enough to give one a cold," I said, for want of something better. 

" Yes," he replied, "as I was about to tell you. You will remember that yesterday was 
raw and windy. I spent the morning in the city; in consequence I reached home at noon with 
Chicago dust and grime ground deeply into the exposed portions of my body. As I had no 
work after lunch until the four o'clock class, I decided to go down early in the afternoon and 
take a shower bath." 

" At the gymnasium ?" I asked. 

"Yes." 

" Why, yesterday was ladies' day." 

He gave me another sharp look. 

"So I discovered," he said drily. " I reached the gymnasium at about two o'clock. As 
the lake wind was keen, I decided to hurry a little. I went into the farther dressing room — 
at the extreme east end of the building — undressed, and for fear of sneak thieves, placed all 
my clothes in an empty locker and closed the door. Then I took my towel and went back 
through the other dressing room to the baths. As I had seen no one when I entered, I natur- 
ally inferred that I was the only occupant of the building. I found that one of the two shower 
baths was badly out of order. The connections were so imperfect that only cold water 
responded when I turned the cock. The other was somewhat better. Apparently there was 
plenty of hot water, so I went in and closed the door, fastening the catch. You will remember 
that the doors extend but a little higher than a man's head, and that the lower end is cut off 
five or six inches from the tiling. I took particular notice of this lower opening, for a cold 
draught continually played about my feet." 

The professor paused and held his spectacles up to the light, then placed them upon his nose. 

"Yes," he continued, "it was very cold. But to go on. I finished my bath, but delayed 
for a moment to turn off the water. I found that I could not prevent a steady dribble from 
the shower, which was unfortunate, for in a short time, of course, the hot water would all run 
out of the boiler, and those who wished to bathe later in the day would be compelled to use 
the cold. I pulled at the faucet for several minutes but was unable to stop the drip. Pausing 
for breath, I was startled by the unmistakable voice of a woman — a young woman. While 
she was speaking she went into the dressing room next to the baths. She was followed by 
dozens of others, for in a few moments the two rooms were filled with silly, giggling girls. 
At first I hoped that they would see my clothes and take the hint, but then I remembered that 
everything I had was hidden in a locker. For one rash instant I was tempted to call out and 
frighten them away, but second thoughts were more moderate. As their numbers increased 
they began to fill the bath room, and then I was seized with the fear that my feet were visible. 
I crowded as far back against the rear wall as I could, and placed my feet in the corners; but 

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even then I knew that the girls could see the tell-tale members by stooping a little. You will 
remember that there are small metal strips at the rear of the side walls, a few inches from the 
bottom. I tried resting my feet upon those, in a posture suggestive of the Colossus of Rhodes, 
but that made it necessary to hold on at the top with both hands in plain sight. At last, in 
despair, I wrapped the towel around my feet and stood back against the rear wall very straight. 
At least, they could see nothing worse than the towel. Then the inevitable occured. The 
steady drip from the circular shower above me began to turn cold. It grew worse and worse, 
until I seemed to stand in a drizzle of iced water. Yes, it was very cold." 

He stopped and gazed at the ceiling with a far-away look. 

" How did you get out ?" I asked, after a long pause. 

"That," he replied, "that was the worst part of it. I stood there without moving until I 
thought that I should never be able to move again. Girls came and went. A troop of them 
went upstairs and seemed to go through some drill, to judge from the regular tramp on the 
floor above. There were times when all about the bath room was still, but I could not venture 
out because it was impossible to know how soon they would return. At last, however, when 
I was all but frozen, they all returned and seemed to be dressing. Now, while they were 
upstairs it had been comparatively easy for me to stand motionless, but the minute they 
re-entered the rooms I seemed to be afflicted with St. Vitus' dance. I slipped and slopped 
about on the tiling until I was in an agony of fear. Then, too, the long exposure to the cold 
air and water had its effect, and I knew that I had taken cold. I could feel a tickling and 
looseness in my throat. At last I was siezed with an overmastering desire to sneeze. I tried 
every method I could think of to prevent it. I drew deep breaths, I pressed my upper lip, 
I held my nose, I drank half a pint of the falling water, but it was of no avail. I made one 
final effort and then sneezed. And I continued to sneeze until I feared that I never should stop. 
The girls shrieked and screamed and scampered until the uproar was appalling. But at last 
the sounds of the panic died away in the distance, and I stole out, and, wet as I was, slipped 
into my clothes; for the towel was wetter than I. I tiptoed to the door, let myself out, and 
slipped around to the beach. Then, as well as my stiffened muscles permitted, I sauntered 
toward the life saving station. On the way I met a group of the girls huddled together by 
the breakwater. I knew them by their frightened faces." 

" Did you get to your recitation?" I asked. 

" No," he replied, the savage gleam returning to his eyes. " As I reached Sheridan road 
the university clock struck five. 

And then the professor fell into such a hard fit of coughing that I had to help him to his 
room . 




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Bis Sacrifice 

Prize 8-line Poem. 

By Helen Arthur, 'oi. 

" What shall you give up for Lent? ' 
Her eyes are toward me bent. 

" It must be what you like the best, 
She said, but not in idle jest. 

" Shall it be that ? " I quickly ask. 
" Alas! a hard and dreary task! 

At least I'm sure I'd find it so — 
I'd have to give up you, I know." 



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Old northwestern 

By Harry T. Parsons. 

Wasn't it pleasant, O chum of mine, 
In those old days of our youth's sunshine 
At college — when Friday's tasks were through, 
And Monday's work in general, too, 
And we went calling, " me and you," 
At Old Northwestern ? 



It all comes back like a dream today, 
Though time grows old, and we are gray — 
With scarlet tie, pointed shoes and cane, 
We saunter off to the " Sem " again, 
As gay as the sunbeams after rain, 
At Old Northwestern. 



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We cross the campus, and stop to look 
At that century oak with its famous crook. 
Which has watched the coming and going, too, 
And heard the troths of the lovers true 
As they passed each day to class review 
At Old Northwestern. 




By the college hall to the lake we go, 
Where the restless waves, surging to and fro, 
Beat in rhythmic time to each heaving breast, 
Impatient now for that perfect rest 
In claiming the one he loveth best, 
At Old Northwestern. 



Why, I see it now, the campus, wide, 
The oaks, the halls, the dancing tide, 
The tender words, the smiles — ah, me ! 
What a glorious sight for a youth to see ! 
What a glorious thing for a youth to be 
At Old Northwest 



But O, my comrade, what foolish tears ! 
Why wander alone through these gloomy years ? 
That heart you won with a college pride, 
That maid you 'trothed near the water's side 
Is waiting still to be your bride, 
At Old Northwestern 



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fier Blue SbirMUaist 

BY HELEN ARTHUR, 'oi 

Of gowns my lady has a score, 
Each time I see her there are more, 
The one of all that I adore, 
Is her hlue shirt-waist. 



With its mannish collar white, 
With its Ascot tied just right, 
Held by my Beta pin so bright, 
On her blue shirt-waist. 



She says that half I say is "gush," 
And that I like it since — but hush ! 
Still the only one that doesn't crush, 
Is her blue shirt-waist. 



(♦^.♦"fct*! 



H Dreamer of Dreams 

BY A. W. BARNLUND, 'OO 

He lived apart from the busy throng, 
A weaver of fancies, a builder of song; 
But they spurned his name, and oft said it in scorn: 
'He was naught but a dreamer of dreams." 



But he dreamed his dreams on the vacant page, 
And they cheered the hearts of a cheerless age, 
And they marbeled the grave of this youth forlorn; 
"He was only a dreamer of dreams. " 



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Cbe Professor's masterpiece 

Prize Parody 

By Barry Gilbert, '98. 

Have you heard of the wonderful riding machine, 
The greatest contrivance that ever was seen, 
In color, a dingy and dirty black-green ; 
Devised by an architect cunning and keen — 
As frisky and fresh as a boy in his teens — 
Fright'ning the faculty into fits, 
Scaring the students out of their wits, 
The wheel that belonged to " Bobby," I mean? 




Eighteen hundred and seventy-two, 
" Crime of seventy-three " in view ; 
Following year, they put it through. 
That was the time the "rascals were tryin' 
To knock silver out" (so says Bill Bryan); 
And General Grant, with flags a-flying, 
Was re-elected, Greeley dying. 
'Tvvas the day that Pyle invented Pearline 
That " Bobby " finished his noted machine. 

Now, speaking of safeties, I tell you what, 

There's always somewhere a weakest spot, 

In rim, tire, bearings, in spoke or frame, 

In saddles and sprockets of every name, 

In chain, valves, handlebars, much the same 

In every wheel since the safety came. 

And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, 

That a wheel breaks down and does'nt wear out. 

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But " Bobby " swore (as Profs, all do), 

With just a mild Greek oath or two, 

He'd build a wheel that, by his plan, 

Would beat the best there was in the land. 

He'd have one that was " kind o' grand." 

"For," said the Prof., "it's very clear 

That I must get in society here, 

And the way to doit, as now appears, is only just 

To travel along with the ' Upper Crust.' ' 



So, in he went to a city store, 

Through the crowded streets with their busy roar, 

And bought a frame for a " V " or more. 

This he took to a blacksmith's shop, 

And changed from a diamond into a "drop." 

With nuts of iron and bolts of steel, 

He fastened the stern to an old cart wheel 

And the bow likewise to an ancient reel. 

Tires of garden-hose cut up small ; 

No one else could use it at all. 

Step and handles, spokes and brake, 

Chain of his own particular make — 

All of scrap-iron — they " took the cake." 

Saddle of sole-leather, thick and tough, 

Bag and grips of the same strong stuff. 

That was the way he put her through. 

"There," said " Bobby," " now she'll do ! " 



Do ! You bet you ! I rather guess 

She was a " corker " and nothing less ! 

Preps, grew seniors, Clark grew bald ! 

" Papa," the Prof, began to be called. 

The Dean took charge of Woman's Hall, 

But the wheel still stood on this mundane ball, 

Not a thing the matter at all. 

Eighteen-eighty ! It catne, and found 

The Prof's great masterpiece strong and sound. 

Eighteen-eighty increased by two! 

Despite its age, it still looked new. 

Eighteen hundred and ninety came — 

Ridden as usual, much the same. 

Six more years at a rapid gait ; 

Then ninety-seven and ninety-eight ! 



But the wheel is still in perfect repair — 

Except for a fracture here and there. 

The rim is just as strong as the frame, 

And the spokes are just as strong as the chain. 

And the bearings still are sound to the core, 

And the back wheel just as strong as the fore, 

And the handlebars neither less nor more. 

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First wash-day in March ! Get out the Pearline ! 

Here conies " Bobby " astride of his ancient machine, 

With his back straightened up in absolute torture, 

He pedals along like a regular scorcher, 

Reading Herodotus down on the way, 

Gaining in culture along with his play, 

And all without the slightest delay, 

Winter or summer, December or May. 

This morning, however, the Prof, was vexed. 

" The word-lists' mastered," he said perplexed, 

" What, by Zeus, shall I give them next? " 




All of a sudden he felt a shock, 

As though perhaps he had struck a rock. 

Then came a crack, a crash and a knock, 

As he fell in the street in a mingled heap 

Of wheel and books and mud knee-deep. 

When the Prof, arose he began to weep, 

For there lay his pet all gone to smash, 

The handlebar bent, the rear wheel mashed. 

He couldn't have got a quarter cash 

For the mass that lay there after the crash. 



You know of course, without my say, 

That the wheel couldn't run for ever and aye. 

So, when a reduction in price was made, 

And wheels of even the highest grade 

Sold for half of what had been paid, 

The " Masterpiece," feeling its days were o'er, 

Took the shortest cut to the other shore. 

End of the wheel, like Soloman Grundy, 
"Sic Transit Gloria Mundi." 



Chen and now 



By Hei<En Arthur, 'or. 



(•^♦%&*s 



Long ago the maidens spun 

While their lovers sat beside them 
Now along the road they hum 

On a ninetv-seven tandem. 



Long ago they hunted berries 
Along the lanes and hollows ; 

Now we play our golf together 
While a caddy follows. 



Long ago they learned to bake, 

Still I bear that time no grudges 

If " my lady " does but make 
Just the nicest "fudges." 



Long ago they both were happy, 
And the reason why, I guess, 

Was because to what he asked her 

.She just smiled and answered " yes. 



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Jlbou 3oe Burner 

HV HELEN ARTHUR. 

Abou Joe Hunter ( may his team increase! ) 
Awoke one night when thoroughly greased 
And saw within the moonlight in his room, 
Making it rich like a Rosenbloom, 
A reporter writing in a notebook old. 
Exceeding " nerve " had made Joe Hunter bold, 
And to " the high and mighty " in the room he said: 

" Who art thou writing up?" The vision raised its head, 
And, with a look made of all reserve, 
Replied: " Those that a column or two deserve." 

"And am I one?" said Joe. " Nay, not so," 
Answered the other. Joe spoke more low, 
But cheerily still, and said: " I pray thee mention 
That I shall give football my attention." 
The reporter wrote and vanished. The next night 
He came again with loads of " coin " bright 
And showed the names of those with " writings " blessed, 
And lo! Joe Hunter's name led all the rest! 



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While Hunt Eliza Waited 



Best Reminiscence of College Life by a Former Student, 
Kathleen Carmen. 

TOWER clock on University Hall strikes eleven. He and she 
■ come out of the east door, descend the steps and stroll slowly off 
across the campus toward the lake, she swinging her sailor hat by 
its elastic, and he with both hands in his pockets and swinging a 
little sidewise as he walks that he may see her the better. 

She (narratively): "This is the third skip I've had in "Lit." 
this term; one more will give me a special. I wouldn't have cut 
to-day if I hadn't had a note from Aunt Eliza saying she would be 
out here this morning, and, as I am to meet her at twelve, I really 
felt the need of a little preparation, as it were. You don't know 
aunt Eliza?" 

HE: " Haven't the pleasure; but I'm awfully grateful to her for indirectly causing you 
to accept the solace of my charming society for an hour." 

She: "Oh, don't flatter yourself; you weren't on the programme at all. You are only 
an extra." 

He: " First extra, at any rate." 

She: " Don't be ridiculous. Let's sit down here on this dear little peninsula, or what- 





ever it is, and look at the lake. Isn't it beautiful this morning? Don't sit there; you can't 
see it." 

He: "Views are a matter of taste, you know. For my part I prefer this one." He 
gazes at her with a calm impertinence which she thinks best to disregard. 

She (after a pause): " What a heavenly day!" 

He: " Rather warm for the end of May, don't you think?" 

She: "Sounds like a reception or a first call, don't it?" 

He: "What? Oh, our talking about the weather. Yes, decidedly. It's a useful 
subject, but hardly necessary in our case, I should think. Whose scalp are you wearing now, 
Marjorie? That's more interesting." 

She (crushingly): " What do you mean ?" 

He: "Well, to express it more elegantly, if less forcefully, who is the most recent 
victim of your all-conquering charms and marble heart ? I saw young Wendell wrapped in a 
mantle of gloom this morning, and as " 

She ( interrupting him vehemently): "Jack, how can you talk so heartlessly? You 
know how I feel about it. He doesn't care forme a bit — like all the rest of them. It's all 
that horrid money. I wish Aunt Eliza would leave it to endow an asylum, as she once 
thought of doing." 

He (with gravity): " Surely you don't imagine that the fact of your being your aunt's 
heiress is the only charm you possess, do you, Marjorie?" 

She: " Oh, well, I am not positively ugly, and occasionally have an idea or two, but I 
am neither beautiful nor brilliant, and when I realize that fact I am naturally somewhat 
doubtful of the disinterestedness of my — friends. ' Money hath charms,' you know." 

They are both silent for a while, she gazing off at the horizon, a touch of sadness in her 
expression, and he carefully examining the lining of his hat. Presently he speaks, quietly, 
and still without looking at her. 

He: " I don't know whether or not young Wendell and those others asked you to 
marry them, but, if they did, they were cowards and not men. With perhaps one exception 
they none of them have anything to look forward to but what they make for themselves in 
whatever business they enter after leaving college, and I cannot see how any self-respecting 
man could ask a girl to share her fortune with him — when the fortune has seven figures to it, 
at any rate." 

She (looking at him and speaking with some excitement): "But, suppose the man 
should really be very clever and soon get well along in his profession; and suppose he cared 
for the girl very much, and she— do you think the money would make any difference then?" 

He: "All the difference in the world. A rich wife and a poor husband are in unnatural 
relations toward each other and toward the world. Oh, I can't argue the point, Marjorie. I 
can only give you my opinion on it. Perhaps it is only a question of pride, after all. But 
don't you think I am right?" He looked at her with a challenge in his glance that is 
promptly met. 

She: " Quite right." 

He smiles and lies back in the grass, his arms folded across his face. She looks at him 
doubtfully, the color flushing and fading in her cheek. There is a long silence. 

Below, at the foot of the cliff, the little waves run up the beach and linger down again 
with a soft, continuous murmur; overhead the new-leaved treetops, dancing to a flickering 
breeze, send back a landward echo. 

After a while she says his name softly. 

He (sitting up): " I beg your pardon, Marjorie; did you speak to me?" 

She (bringing her words out with a rush): " I just wanted to ask you if you knew tiie 
conditions under which I am to inherit Aunt Eliza's money." 

He: Conditions? "No; what are they?" 

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She (turning away her head and speaking so hurriedly that he has to lean toward her 
to understand I: " Why, only that if I marry before I am twenty-three I don't get the money. 
It goes to some charity or other; the asylum, perhaps." 

He (solemnly): " Marjorie, how old are you?" 

She (faintly): " Twenty-one last August." 

He looks at her for one breathless moment, then suddenly laughs aloud and goes down 
on one knee before her. 

He: " Marjorie, will you marry me — to-day?" 

She (coming back first to the necessities of life): "Jack, dear, we simply must «o back. 
I know it's nearly twelve and Aunt Eliza will be furious if she has to wait." 

He: " She'll be more furious still when she hears why she had to wait." He picks up 
a book from the grass and a note falls from it. 

She: " That's Aunt Eliza's note. Doesn't she write a queer hand ?" 

He (glancing at the sheet): "Rather rickety, isn't it? But look here, Marjorie, this 
says eleven — 'will meet you in the president's office at eleven.' 1 My dear girl, that elderly 

female has been awaiting your advent for the last hour. Of all the " He pauses and 

regards her with sudden suspicion; she blushes guiltily; light dawns[upon him. " Marjorie, you 
— you angel; you knew it was eleven all the while. Well, I improved the shining hour." 

They go back across the campus. In the lee of Swift Hall there is a pause and a slight 
altercation. 

She: "Jack, stop; how dare you? What if somebod}- should come? And Aunt Eliza 
waiting all this while! Just once, then." 

And the tower clock on University Hall strikes twelve. 




Coves Iftaytime 

By A. W. BARNI.UND. 

Two birds upon a swinging bough, 

They nod sweet salutation; 
They wink, and sing, and love, and plan 

A soulful avocation. 

Two sparkling streams run side by side, 

They meet, dividing never; 
If she'll say " yes," then I'll love her 

Forever and forever. 



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Cbe Old Clock by m Stairs 




Prize Parody 

By Ruth Colvin 



OMEWHAT back from the lake's white sands 
University Hall with its tall spire stands; 
And through its vine-wreathed doorway pass 
Both studious lad and serious lass. 
While from its station in the hall 
An ancient timepiece says to all, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 



Just beneath the stairs it stands, 
And points and beckons with its hands, 
While from the glass behind the weight 
Many a girl, a trifle late, 
Catches a smile that seems to say, 
With a comforting voice as she goes her way, 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 



Sometimes its voice is slow and composed, 
But when the classroom doors are closed, 
Distinct as a football rooter's call, 
It echoes along the vacant hall, 
Along the ceiling, along the floor, 
And seems to say at each classroom door, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 




Through days of gladness and days of grieving, 
Through days of entering and days of leaving, 
Through every swift vicissitude 
Of dread "ex" time unchanged it has stood, 
As if like a "Prof." the results it knew, 
It calmly repeats those words anew, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 



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In that hall you still can see 
Youth, and joy, and jollity; 
The men still block up all the way, 
The girls squeeze through as best they may ; 
But, like a guardian of the peace, 
That soothing voice doth never cease,— 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 





There groups of freshmen frightened strayed, 
There junior youth and soph'more maid. 
O precious seconds ! magic spell 
Before the recitation bell ! 
Even as a mother warns her child, 
Distinct its words, yet soft and mild, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 



All will scatter soon and flee, 
Some may leave us, it may be, 
And when I ask with throbs of pain, 
"Oh! when shall they all meet again?" 
With voice that soothes my anxious cry 
The ancient timepiece makes reply, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry!" 



From that room ( by number, one ) 
On entrance day the freshmen come; 
There in the room just down the hall 
The senior's fate awaits them all; 
And standing, halting, frightened there 
They hear the old clock by the stair, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hum- !" 



Don't hurry now, nor worry then, 
Since some care needs must come to men, 
And when the wrinkles crease your brow, 
Don't hurry then, nor worry now. 
The old clock of the University, 
Sayeth this incessantly, — 
"Don't hurry, nor worry ! 
Don't worry, nor hurry." 



J\ Question 



We wonder and we ponder 
In the quiet of our lives, 
On what we are a doin', 
If our aims we are attainin', 
As the years go creepin' by. 



From morn to night we're thinkin' 
And then at each day's close, 
We still are found a wonderin', 
If we really are a doin', 
What will be most satisfyin' 

When the years have all crept by. 



By Otis Hard McClay, '97 

Each new year finds us all a makin' 
New vows, new resolutions, 
But who keeps these vows and who refrains 
From the things he's been a doin' 
When he knows they've not been harmin' 
I n the years that have crept by. 



And we fall asleep a ponderin', 
And we wake up still a wonderin' 
About what we are a doin', 
If our aims we are attainin', 
As the years go creepin' by. 



Cife's Page 

By Myrtle M. Dickson, '99. 




romping child, with cheeks aglow, 

His ringlets ruffled by the breeze, 
Heedless of time, it's ebb or flow, 

It's joys, it's pains, it's miseries. 

A stalwart youth, his father's pride 
And mother's joy; his honest eyes 

Gaze only on life's brighter side, 

Nor heeds he yet it's tears and sighs. 

To manhood grown, with hope still green, 

Ambitious, proud, in quest of fame 
He plights his troth, he crowns her queen, 

He yields his heart, his hand, his name. 

In life's decline, the once proud head, 

Though streaked with gray is still held high, 

But now ambition's hopes have fled, 
The goal abandoned with a sigh. 

In second childhood's helpless grasp, 

With head bent low, eyes dimed by age, 
Awaiting death's remorseless clasp — 

'Tis but the ending of life's page ! 



Cbe fiypatica's message 

By Isabel Ross. 

'Tis April, but this frosty air's not spring's, 

And through my sluggish veins my life runs cold. 

My saddened years are few, but I am old. 
I listen, but no cheery wood-bird sings. 
Can God be careless of the chance that brings 

The changeful seasons as they come and go ? 

Is it but perchance brings human joy and woe ? 
By chance hope's fluttering banner floats or clings? 
Look! all but crushed, blooms at my stumbling feet 
First purple-tinted harbinger of spring ! 
From swaying bough out bursts in wild notes sweet 
The happy song returning robins sing. 
No, no ! our God his own can ne'er forget, 
He doth keep tryst with men and seasons yet. 



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Co the Gibson man 

By Kathleen Carmen. 



(♦^♦^fe* 



GIBSON man, divinely tall 

And most divinely fair, 
Since first I fell in love with you 

I've sought you everywhere. 



At dinners, dances, matinees, 
At church, or on the street, 

Vainly I've hoped your stalwart form 
My eager gaze might meet. 



Only in magazines, alas ! 

Your many charms I see, 
Only from "Life" your handsome eyes 

Look calmly out at me. 



I so admire your stunning pose, 
The way you part your hair, 

The faultless way your trousers fit, 
And then that lordly air ! 



Oh, if you really do exist, 
I wonder where you live, 

And if the price of your regard 
Is aught that I can give ! 



And if this wail should meet your eyes- 
Since still my heart is true — 

Send me your autograph, at least, 
In care of old N. U. 




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n Eenten Prayer 

By Carey Culbertson. 




EAR little maiden, demure and prim, 
Tell me, I pray, is this only a whim ? 
What miniature sin has thy heart to repent? 
Who could refuse, if thou prayed, to relent ? 

Dost thou not know that the angels above J — 
Are not more precious to me than thy love ? 
To some sweet chocolate-cream thou'rt akin; 
Brunette without — but thy soul's white within 

Dear dainty maid, I beseech thee, relent;^ 

Come back to earth ere these six weeks are spent, v?J 

Knowest thou not how alone I must roam — 

No place to go — and the club for a home? 



Didst thou refuse me at Lenten behest 

To sacrifice that which thou lovest the best ? 

Is this thy penance ? I gladly go free 

And add to thy prayer: " Amen, so let it be." 



(•^♦^fe*! 



Crowned 

By Helen Arthur 



'•^♦■fe* 



If I'd give you all my kingdom 
Would you be my queen ? 

If I'd be your loyal subject 
Would you rule serene ? 



The kingdom's mine no longer 
For you took it, yea or nay, 

Though I fain would be no other 
Than I am today. 



So please accept the subject, 
And let him call you queen, 

Since I know that elsewhere 
Will no faithfuler be seen. 




If I'd lay its riches 
At your feet alone, 

Would you sit in happiness 
On my royal throne ? 



translation from fioracc 

Sixth Satire, Second Book (lines 7<)-"7) 
By Andrew Cooke. 

N time gone by, a rustic mouse 
Invited a friend to his country house. 
The host was blunt, and rough as well, 
The guest was polished, a city swell. 

Though neither oats, nor bacon, nor preserves were spared, 
The visitor found nothing for which he cared. 
While the head of the house, on fresh straw extended, 
Left carefully, that for the guest intended. 

The meal being over, the citizen quoth, 
"To me it's strange that you're not loath, 
To live here so quietly all your life, 
Ignorant of cities' hurry and strife. 

Since death comes surely to small and great, 
'Tis urgent that you no longer wait 
The unknown pleasures of the world to try. 
So live happy to-day, for to-morrow you die." 

The rustic, persuaded, follows his friend, 
And together their way to the city they wend. 
Having stolen at midnight 'neath the city wall, 
They at last set foot in an ivoried hall. 

There dainties, in baskets of every size, 
Remains of a feast, met their eager eyes. 
Upon crimson tapestry, the very best, 
The adroit host now serves the rustic guest. 

The latter tasting each dish, nor twice of the same, 
Reclines, feasting at ease, and is glad he came. 
Suddenly rings the house with mastiff's bark, 
Ending abruptly the pleasant lark. 

With an awful jar the folding doors shake, 
And the hearts of the mice most pitif'lly quake. 
In terrible fright they rush round the room, 
And the peasant now wishes himself at home. 

Then spake the rustic to his city friend, 
"I trust my departure will not offend, 
And, hoping to you it's all the same, 
I'll hie me home, to a life more tame. 

For a life like this I've no desire, 
But one in the country more admire. 
There in my wood, and my cave, I'll be sure, 
From surprises like this, to rest secure." 



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Cbe Awkward Squad 




By H. V. Ward. 

HEY'RE not very much in the social swim, 

They don't attend Pan-Hell; 
They haven't the pile, nor yet the style, 
To ever be quite dead swell. 

But here's to the awkward squad, 
The fellows without the wad; 
At the first of the race they set no pace, 
But power's in their steady plod. 

They're a kind of heterogeneous gang, 

With a mixed and mingled garb; 
There's some of 'em rough and there's none of 'em tough, 
So they're most of 'em cut for a barb. 
Then here's to the motley throng, 
The fellows who scrape along; 
The}- don't look gay, but they've sand to stay, 
And some will finish strong". 



Their work is of multifarious kinds, 

From preaching to peddling books; 
But their way is made and their bills are paid, 
If they have to wait on cooks. 

So here's to the boy with a job; 
The fellow who can't be a snob; 
It's against the grain and a terrible strain. 
But its odds he'll distance the mob. 




They're not on colloquial terms with the profs, 

They never make much of a show; 
For a man can't grind with the fear in his mind 
That next week he may have to go. 

But hefe's to the bunch in the rear, 
The fellows who get no cheer; 
It hurts like sin, but they keep it in, 
And thev smile to cover a tear. 



Oh, the world will cheer for the men who win, 

And tell how the running was done; 
But a bit of a brace in the worst of the race 
Nerves a man for the finishing run. 
So here's to our nervy throng, 
By themselves they struggle along; 
And many who quit have just as much grit 
As those who finish strong. 



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the Academy 



editorial Board 



E- L. Goodrich 
D. P. Lkmen 



Editor-in-chief 
Business Manager 



Committee 



G. D. Mercer 
J. A. Brown 




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LiBKARY 

OF THE 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 



Prizes 

r^gsKiS?SI532 HE prize of eight dollars offered by the fourth year class for the best 
S literary production was awarded to "The Battle: An Allegory," 
M by Gaylord Sextus Wilcox. 

The prize of five dollars offered by Dr. Bragdon for the best short 
story was awarded to " The Fatal Step," by M. J. Seed. 

The prize of five dollars offered by H. C. Chandler & Co. for the 
best humorous sketch was awarded to "A Scene from a Novel," by 
J.G. Chambers. 

The prize of one dozen photographs offered by Smith, the photog- 
rapher, for the best parody was awarded* to "A Parody on the 
'Oration on Centennial of the Birth of O'Connell,' " by 
George Bahrenburg. 







"[The prize { of three dollars for the best set of Cits and Grinds was awarded to 
Hary A.^Rea. ( 

Che following prizes were open only to members of the 
class or society which offered them : 

The prize of seven dollars offered by the fourth year class was awarded to " Reflections 
of a Fourth Year," by F. E. Owen. 

The prize of five dollars offered by the third year class was awarded to "The Royal 
Road," bv Gaylord Sextus Wilcox. 



The prize of five dollars offered by Philomathia was 
awarded to "Philomathia," by George Bahrenburg. 

The prize of five dollars offered by Euphronia was awarded ' 'ii 
to " Zebek Dorchi," by A. E. George. 

The prize of five dollars offered by Zetalethia was awarded 
to "Radicalism," by Charles Rodman. 

The prize of five dollars offered by Illime was awarded to - 
"Illin^e," by Charlotte Hamilton. ewJv' 




Our new Ceacbers 



By G. M. 




,UR new teachers — in fact, all our teachers, even to Mr. Le Damn, 
Cela va sans dire — consented, after lengthy discussions in faculty 
meetings, to have their picture taken for the Syllabus. When 
the photographer had them all arranged and was just telling 
them to look pleasant, Professor Morse cracked a joke. That 
broke the spell — even Mr. Stecker smiled. The photographer 
had scarcely succeeded in quieting them when some one re. 
marked that all in the front row were teachers of the classics, with 
the exception of Miss Grant. " Oh, I don't know," she replied, 
" There are classics— and classics." Then silence reigned and 
the photographer seized his opportunity and touched the button. 
They are certainly an intellectual looking group, and the new teachers form no small part 
of it. Now, there is Miss Cornstock — pardon me, Miss Comstock. She and Miss Sergeant, 
both Northwestern University graduates, have been very successful in teaching us first and 
second Latin. However, of late, we have noticed that their expression is one of settled con- 
viction when the} - say: " All gall is divided into three parts." 

There is Mr. Le Daum, our French teacher from Harvard, looking as if he were going to 
squelch somebody. "How do you know he is not?" Well, in the first place, he can't 
squelch. In the second place, he wouldn't if he could. It isn't polite. 

Mr. Conner, another Northwestern University graduate, deserves special mention for the 
contented air which he has assumed thus early down among the "preps." Indeed, to put it 
in his own words he is "all things to all men." At the third year social, he's a third year; 
at the literary joint, he's an Kuphronian, and in Greek recitation, he's a dignified professor. 

Mr. Greenlaw is not so green as his name, even if he did graduate at Northwestern 
University only last year. He teaches English, and they say he is dignity personified in 
faculty meeting, but we don't believe it. These tales which they tell out of faculty meeting 
are not always to be depended upon. 

Mr. Stecker, from the University of Wisconsin, is our popular algebra instructor. It is 
not known where he smiled his first smile, but it is known where he smiled his last. Those 
wishing information will please see tabulated record avec connaissance dc cause kept by 
review algebra girls. 

Some of us new students were very much surprised to find that Mr. Jakeway, of Syracuse, 
was a new teacher. Of course the physics classes knew he was new, but he always went 
around with such a homelike expression on his face and seemed to know all the standing 
jokes (even looked expectant when Mr. Foreman got up to read the scripture in chapel) that 
we all supposed he had been here several years. There's nothing like adapting one's self 
to his surroundings. 

And Mr. Petrie: You see that prof's laughing, 

You think he's all fun, 
But his pupils laugh too (I don't think) 
At the bluffs they have sprung. 
Mr. Petrie graduated from Ann Arbor only last year and has already risen to the highest 
place of learning, or rather teaching, among the academy professors — room eleven. His mind 
is constantly upon his work and he invariably dismisses recitation by saying " Good-by, I'll 
meet you at the intersection of the meridians." 

Our new teachers are ALL RIGHT. 



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OF THE 
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 



Organizations 



v. m. 0. n. 

Officers 

President, - Mary Morris 

Vice President, - Ethel Goodrich 

Corresponding Secretary, Evalyn Livermore 

Recording Secretary, Daisy Andrews 

Treasurer, LiLUE Harrower 




N May of 1890 the Y. W. C. A., which seeks to develop Christian character in 
young women, was established in the Academy of Northwestern University. 
Since then it has gained a prominent place in the hearts and minds of the most 
earnest young women of the institution, and at present has an active member- 
ship of thirty-eight. One thing that the world needs is a more thoroughly 
consecrated young womanhood, and this is one of the aims of the association — 
to lead young women to dedicate themselves to God, and to inspiring their 
brothers and sisters to nobler living. Is it not true that women are expected to 
have the truest idea of life, and if they are not earnest and religious can the 
Christian standard of the school be expected to be very high ? Certainly no 
one can doubt that the Young Women's Christian Association has a God-given 
place in college, since it seeks to lift the young women to a higher type of womanhood, and 
by lifting them it lifts the entire student body to nobler purposes and to a higher plane of life. 
A complete account of the work of the association cannot be given here but all that 
has been done, and is being done, is recorded in Heaven, and the richest blessings are being 
poured upon the efforts of the members to make the work abide and increase. 

Within the past year four representatives were sent to the Summer Conference at Lake 
Geneva, Wis., and thus the work has been strengthened because it has come in close touch 
with other associations and with the leaders of the International Association. 

An impetus has been given to the missionary work because three young 
women represented the association at the Student Volunteer Convention at 
Cleveland, Ohio, this year and came vitally in touch with the mission work 
in the different fields of the world, and learned more about the great student 
volunteer movement for foreign missions. 

The Bible classes and prayer circles are great towers of strength in the 
spiritual life of the members. Great interest is being shown in these classes 
and circles. The Sunday morning meetings are interesting and helpful, and 
the work is being carried on, "Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, 
saith the Lord of Hosts." 




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v. m. e. h. 



S*^ •'-£<♦) 



Officers 

President - - J. E. Smiley 

Vice President - - W. H. Falloon 

Recording Secretary - - W. H. Jones 

Corresponding Secretary - - J. H. Carnelly 
Treasurer - - R. H. Hamilton 

fl^^tf HE greater pari of the one hundred and ten yonng men who constitute the 
Y. M. C. A. have a place in the effort to fulfill the purpose of the Y. M. C. 
A., as expressed in its constitution— " to promote growth in grace and 
Christian fellowship among its members, and aggressive Christian work, 
especially by and for students; to train them for Christian service, and to 
lead them to devote their lives to Jesus Christ, not only in religious callings 
but also in secular pursuits. " By careful planning, the religious meetings 
have been made of increasing interest and worth, the leaders being chosen 
principally from the students. 

The Bible study department has been effective, about fifty men having been enrolled in 

different lines of work. Interest in this work has been maintained by earnest teachers and 

close organization of the committee, and a good foundation has been laid for future years. 

The peculiar developing force of the state convention was recognized, eleven men being 

sent by the association. 

It has been the purpose of the association to interest its members in all activities inci- 
dent to school life in which the principle of right is the ruling principle or in which it can be 
made so. Believing the Christian life to be a power which shall be felt, rather than a theory 
for learned discussion, members have been urged to turn that power to practical use in making 
strong and pure all departments of school life which have a right to claim attention, using this 
means to drive out whatever cannot make that claim. 





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Pbilomatbia Citerary Society 

Organized 1868 

motto 

"LABOR OMNIA VINCiT " 

Veil 

AGOMEN! DIRKOMEN! 

RIP ! RAY ! RAH ! 
PHILO ! PHILO ! 

SIZZ ! BOOM ! BAH ! 

members 

J. G. Agnew T. C. Johnston 



Organizations 

4* 



J. S. Agnew 
G. E. Bahrenburg 
John Barnes 
W. Bray 
M. H. Baird 
J. A. Brown 
A. E. Cameron 
A. W. Campbell 
P. H. Case 
L. Cheuveront 
C. J. Clock 

T. B. Dwigans 
A. J. Elliot 
H. Falloon 
C. W. Gamer 
H. Groves 
J. V. Hard 

F. L. Harnden 
F. J. Herring 
S. S. Howe 



F. O King 
D. P. Lemen 
B. D. Lemery 
J. A. Lemery 
R. D Matteson 

F. P. Mies 



Colors 

RED AND WHITE 



G. H. Merril 
C. D. Miller 
J. W. McClinton 
J. W. Parkinson 
K. F. Putnam 
M. Reay 
C Robinson 
W. E. Roloff 
E. M. Run yard 
H. B. Smith 
J. I. Wilson 
A. R. Winslow 
J. Wolff 
F. E Wright 



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Organizations 




By Franklin Clay. 

LLINOIS is noted for its educational institutions, of which the majority is 
scattered thickly over the northern part of the state. It would be an endless 
task to take those numerous institutions of learning and explain them in detail, 
one by one. And so, to be brief, I will take up the Northwestern University, 
which is situated on Lake Michigan, just north of the city of Chicago. 

Northwestern is one of the largest and most thorough institutions of its kind 
in the great west. The class of men which you find there is not to be excelled 
anywhere in either mental or physical strength. But there is one department 
of this school which deserves the sympathy of all. Down along the lake shore 
is a dilapidated and rickety old frame building which has about reached that 
stage when it may be called ancient. And this is what is known by all as the 
academy. 

There is one organization of this department which I would like to take up 
and discuss in detail. The Philomathian Literary Society is the oldest literary 
society in the academy and she has for her members men of the highest literary 
.^Vand athletic standing. 
It is needless to say anything in regard to their moral and social standing. Philo in the 
past has trained and educated men who have developed into men of much importance in both 
political and educational institutions, while those who now occupy her stately hall promise to 
follow the footsteps of their predecessors and to maintain and increase the excellent record 
established by them. Among those who are now members of Philo are : Dwigans, who is 
supposed to be the best authority on all money matters; the Lemery brothers, who never fail 
to make their point in debate; Matteson, who is unexcelled in the line of criticisms; McClin- 
ton, Barnes and Falloon, although coming all the way from Canada partly to receive the good 
which they can from Philo, can hold their own against anyone in extemporaneous debate; 
Johnston, who is reckoned as one of the best tenor singers in the academy; Winslow, who is 
of life-saving fame; Herring, who resembles so nearly Northwestern 's greatest football captain; 
Case and Trefz, who are of Fem. Sem. renown; " Touchdown " Smith, the man of lilac locks 
who once scored a lone touchdown; Campbell, who is unexcelled in writing essays; Baird, who 
is the son of a school teacher; Robinson, who is fleet of foot; and there is Miller, the man who 
plays the organ; Roloff, who is at the head of his class in Latin; Mies, who never fails to win 
his debate; King is the authority on all foreign affairs, while Kappleman can beat any man in 
his class in a bicycle race; Parkinson and Cheuveront are recognized authorities on problems 
containing x, y, z; Bahrenburg, who is "expert" in the line of photograph)-; Brown and 
Eliot, who are considered two of the best half-backs in Northwestern; Bray and Reay are 
leaders of their class in English literature; Gamer, who holds the record for fast reading; 
Professor Le Daum, who is a favorite of all; the Agnew brothers, who are never absent; Merrell 
and Groves, who are among the best students in Grecian history; Runyard, who is considered 
expert in waiting upon a table; Harnden, Hard and Wright, who are among the biggest men 
in the academy; Wolf, whose knowledge as a mechanic is something wonderful; Howe, who is 
put down as one of the best-looking men in the academy; Putnam and Cameron, whose futures 
are exceedingly bright; Wilson, who leads his class in physiology; and last, but not least, the 
great Denny P. Lemen, who promises to be one of America's greatest politicians some day. 
And now you have heard concerning them all, and no doubt you will decide that a finer crowd 
of bovs will be very hard to find. 

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eupbronia 

Organized 1872. 

Colors 

PINK AND LAVENDER 

motto 

'Etsro irpbadev. 

Veil 

VIVE LA EUPHRONIA! RAH! RAH! RAH! 
VIVE LA EUPHRONIA ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! 
VIVE LA EUPHRONIA ! VIVE LA EUPHRONIA ! 
ACADEMY ! ACADEMY ! RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! 



George Bemis 
O. C. Brown 
G. W. Briggs 

H. J. COCKERILL 

O. T. Canfield 
H. J. DeLacv 
C. J. Dickey 
J. H. Dill 

G. W. Gifford 
L. E. Graves 



members 

A. E. George 
H. Hansen 
J. C. Irwin 
W. H. Jones 
J. C. James 
H. S. Kester 
J. E- Keltner 
J. Letcher 

G. E. Maxfield 

W. G. MUHLEMAN 



E. Needham 

F. E. Owen 
J. W. Owen 
H. G. Shroeder 
M. J. Seed 
C G. Sabin 
J. P. Stewart 
I. E. Springer 
E. B. Smith 
h. S. Wells 



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Zebek Dorcbh J\ tragedy 



Cupbronia Literary Production 
By A. E. George. 



E\V men in the world's history have held in their hands the 

fate of nations. Others have by their influence molded the 

decisions of innumerable minds. Some have possessed a 

wonderful genius for organization. Here and there may be 

found one who held personal ends above honor and patriotism 

and became a traitor to his country. The pages of history reveal 

but one man who possessed in the highest degree all the above 

characteristics. That man is Zebek Dorchi. 

A Tartar chieftian under the mightiest of Christian thrones, 
actuated by motives of ambition and personal revenge, he conceives 
and puts into execution a gigantic scheme. This main fact, which looms up like a mountain 
peak in his thrilling career, is nothing less than the revolt of an entire Tartar nation and their 
subsequent flight from Russian vengeance across the boundless steppes of Asia to the protecting 
shadow of the great Chinese wall. Death and destruction lurked behind every step and turn 
of the undertaking. 

Nothing less than genius of the highest order could have started and kept in motion such 
a terrific storm of disastrous events. From the moment when the exodus began until the dismal 
day of its close, the terrors of hunger and cold, the bitter hostility of surrounding tribes, and 
the relentless fury of the pursuing legions all combined to crush the fleeing nation. 

At every point of critical danger the marvelous foresight of Zebek Dorchi was sufficient to 
avert complete disaster. His political ability was manifested in the preliminary steps of the 
of the revolt. His keen discernment of men was illustrated in his choice of confidants and 
leaders. The almost instantaneous inception of the flight throughout the entire realm proves 
his wonderful talent for organization. And the numberless battles and victories which dyed 
red the trail across the desert is ample evidence of his military prowess. 

Such a panorama of suffering and of horrors is greatly to be deplored, even when the cause 
of liberty or justice demands it. But when resulting from the personal hatreds and ambitions 
of one man, language fails to express the enormity of his crime ! Such misuse of power is unpar- 
alleled in human history and constitutes the most striking tragedy of ancient or modern times. 
Looking backward at the black career of this talented man, the interesting query arises: 
What might he not have accomplished if he had used his power for the highest good of his 
fellow countrymen? A careful retrospective view reveals the magnificent possibilities that 
once were within his reach. His political ability could have united the numerous Tartar tribes 
in one strong central government. Through his talent for 
organization, a powerful military system might have been 
maintained. His executive ability was amply sufficient to place 
him at the head of national affairs. 

And thus, rightly using his marvelous endowment of 
genius, Zebek Dorchi might have built up for himself a throne \ 
of Tartar dominion surpassing even the great empire of Russia 
in extent and power. 




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Zctalctbia Literary Society 

Organized 1890. 

motto 

" PER NOTUM IGNOTUM " 

Colors 

PINK AND PALE BLUE 



Veil 



RAH ! RAH ! RAH ! 

ZIS ! BOOM ! BAH ! 

ZET— A— LE ! 

ZET— A— LE ! 

ZET— A— LE— THE— A ! 



members 



A. J. BaTeman 
W. C. Booth 

R. A. Corrie 

M. C. Decker 

E. C. Ettinger 
E. Frey 

S. Gillespie 

F. E. Goodwin 



J. A. Johnston L. A. Baker 

W. T. Winston E. W. Colby 

E. COUTANCHE 

S. B. Edmunston 
G. H. Eastman 
W. K. Ford 
A. L. Gates 
C. E. Hillis 



R. J. Hamilton 

L. N. Hoag R. A. Kidder 

C. F. Kleiham W. C. Kennedy 



J. D. Louden 
C. E. Mki.yille 
F. E. Morris 
D. S. McGrew 
G. M. Pinneo 
E. Smiley 



C. S. Rodman 
L. L. Todd 



J. McCulla 
G. W. Munn 

P. Newsbam 
G. J. Palmer 

C. J. Swift 
F. M. Snyder 



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Organizations 

Radicalism * 

Zotalcthia titcrarv Production 

By C. S. Rodman. 

HE genius of the universe is growth and development. Radicalism is abroad, 
making little things larger, bad things good, the oest things to move toward 
perfection. It sweeps a village into a Chicago, a bleak lake shore into a 
blooming park, an old building into a stately new structure. From their 
sources things must travel far to reach perfection. Radicalism is to this 
evolution what ambition is to man ; it is' the spirit that exchanges the pony- 
express for the ligthning telegraph, the fireplace for the furnace, Franklin's 
kite-string for the ocean cable. The new always destroys the old. Of all the 
costly machines exhibited at the world's fair of 1857 not one reappeared 
in 1S93. All had been destroyed by new improvements. So vested inter- 
ests oppose the inventor, and the reformer must fight his way. Ours is a 
world where progress [is through ruin and death. Men rise upon the ashes 
of the past. In nature's transformations the butterfly rends the cocoon, but 
nature does not lament the dead husk. In man's life the new inspiration can 
be preserved only by forgetting the past. Despite all unwise protests, old ideas, old forms, old 
customs are passing away, and man is rushing with a mighty whirl toward his primeval purity. 
There is but one place where quietude and permanency are found — that is the grave. Every- 
where men are awakening from their conservatism and are basking in the light of progress. 
The watchword of thinking humanity is "Action ! Action ! Radical action ! " 

Throughout the ages conservatism has blindly opposed all novelty. Let us glance back- 
ward through nineteen hundred years of darkness, battle fields and chaos into a time when 
the world, under the blighting influences of conservatism, was retrograding toward a 
darkness equal to that when the world was drowned. Then it was that radicalism sprang 
to the rescue in the form of a natural, yet supernatural being, the acme of whose glory is 
yet to come, but which is as sure as the word of God is valid. In the youth of history we 
find the first radical drinking the fatal hemlock. Again, amid the most detestable treachery 
and corruption, a man contested for a radical idea that added a new world to the globe. 
Radicalism fled the Stigian darkness of monarchy, and established the Union ; and in '61-6, 
when the ship of state, lashed by the mad waves of civil war, was drifting upon the rocks of 
disunion, radicalism pointed out a safe harbor, the true issue, and the emancipation proclama- 
tion set the millions free. 

But, if this gigantic element has done a great work in the past, how grand is its mission 
in the present ! The battle cry of radicalism is permeating all Europe. It reverberates among 
the snow clad peaks of the Iberian peninsula, sounding the death knell of the Inquisition ; 
it seconds the roar of Vesuvius in the ear of the startled Pope, a prisoner in his own domicile ; 
at its sound the haughty Czar of all the Kussias shrinks within his bands of servile soldiery ; 
it has penetrated the Alps, where Switzerland receives it as manna to the hungry Jew. 

Over the ruins of conservative China stands the energetic Japan, the personification of 
radicalism in the nineteenth century. Cuba is breaking the last shackles that bind her to 
sinking Spain ; the grasping avarice of the British lion is staid in West and in East ; great 
canals are projected and vessels built ; railroads invade Palestine and the Sahara ; terial navi- 
gation trembles upon the verge of consummation ; a quarter of a hundred submarine cables 
flash from nation to nation the news of industry, progress and peace. While we are still far 
from, but rapidly Hearing perfection, would it be presumptuous to hope that ere the close of 
the next century, through the promulgation of all the sublime forces of radicalism, invention, 
free schools, republicanism, progress and religion, we shall be measurably nearer that prophetic 
period, the universal brotherhood of man and the universal fatherhood of God? 



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Che Tiling Citerary Society 

Organized 1S96. 

motto 

FOR THOUGHT AND THE POWER OF EXPRESSION. 

Colors 

GREEN AND WHITE. 

Veil 

BOOM-A-LACI ! BOOM-A-LACI ! 

BOW ! WOW ! WOW ! 
CHING-A-LACI ! CHING-A-LACI ! 

CHOW ! CHOW ! CHOW ! 
BOOM-A-LACI ! CHING-A-LACI 

WHO ARE WE? 
WHO ARE THE ILLIN.E GIRLS ? 

WE ! WE ! WE ! 

members 



Leila 

Lilla Bantz 
Alma Carlson 

LlDA COTTERAL 

Grace Curtis 

Agnes Denison 
Sarah Dewey 
May Fletcher 
Ethel Goodrich 
Emily Grimore 

Charlotte Hamilton- 
Matilda Ricks 

Mary Tupper 



Agnew 



Daisy Andrews 



Lora Boynton 




Lillie Harrower 
Grace Scott 
Della Van Horne 



Emma Caldwell 

Lilian Heacox 
Cora Hubbard 
Valena Lapsley 
Lilian Lewis 

Marguerite Mayr 
Grace Mercer 

Ethel Merrill 
May Morris 
Maebel Parker 

Lola Taylor 
Ada Wilson 



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TNtna? 



Citcrarv Production 
By Charlotte Hamilton 



6$ 
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<AlS- 



LL Illinae is divided into three parts, of which one part is called the 
"Bonse," another the "Meliores" and the third, which in their own 
language are called the "Ambitious," in ours the "Optimse." All 
these, in their use of language and parliamentary rules, differ from 
each other. 

Of all these, the most highly developed are the "Optimse," 
because, from "blufling" and "flunking" they are the farthest away 
and least often by them are the programme committees repulsed. 
Nearest they are to the "profs " who in almost impenetrable clouds 
of dignity dwell, and to whom they daily resort in order that they 
may relieve their over-taxed brains. 

The "Meliores" surpass the remaining Illinium physical strength, 
because, by means of their military skill and almost daily exercise at 
the "gym," they are able to keep out from their boundaries the most 
powerful ambassadors. 

The "Bonn.'," who are called the third part, sometimes bring in 

those things which tend to weaken the mind. They put to flight the 

programme committees and rebuke the treasurer for asking their absence 

fees. Nevertheless, by the influence of weekly sessions the}' are persuaded 

•" to give up those characteristics and are soon numbered among the 

"Meliores," and finally among the "Optimse." 

The Illicit' take their rise from the bottom of innumerable steps that slope 
toward the stars and the rising moon. For this reason, less widely they wander 
and less easily ambassadors are able to come to them. For this reason, mem- 
bers fond of the ground floor with great grief and loss of breath are affected. 
Nevertheless, in proportion to their number and in proportion to their age and 
experience, although their boundaries are high and narrow, yet in the glory of debate and 
or„iorv, as well as in situation and name, they are all "Optimse." 
Their motto is: "Room at the top." 




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iiliih apologies to the Huthor of "Che Bridge' 
Bv Katherine O'Conner. 




HILE sitting in my cottage room. 
As the clock is striking the hour, 
And the mcon rises o'er the lake, 
Behind our college tower, 



As the beautiful moonlight 
Silvers the room around me, 
I dream of past days in "prepdom," 
Before paying college fee. 



I gaze away in the distance 
Of this lovely night in May, 

And think of "times" at Illinae, 
Before prep commencement day. 



Near by the college cottage 

The noted "fern, sem." doth lie, 

And the room that they gave to Illinae — 
Well, it almost touches the sky. 

But we girls would climb the steep stairways 

On every Friday night, 
Then would listen to fine programmes, 

Which ne'er could but delight. 

And like the rush at chapel 

Along the narrow aisles, 
A flood of thoughts come o'er me 

That drive away college trials. 

How often, oh, how often, 

In the days that have gone by, 
I had wished, as I climbed the stairways, 

An elevator was nigh. 

» 
How often, oh, how often, 

On the programmes my name was placed 
For essays, debates and other things, 
Which now can never be traced. 

For when I first joined Illime 
To debate made life seem drear, 

And when I stood on the platform, 
At first I shook with great fear. 



But soon that great fear fell from me, 

It lies buried in the past, 
For oh, the training of Illinae 

Is something that e'er will last. 

My thoughts are turned also to Caxton 
And the prize which Grace has won, 

The "Circuit News," which was edited, 
And Dr. Fisk's words, "well done." 

I think how ambassadors from 

Societies of men, 
Each bearing a message or greeting, 

Ne'er gained admission then. 

The cruel regulations 

The boys thought were not right; 
They could not hear our programmes 

On a single Friday night. 

So, gliding over life's river, 

After college days are past, 
I'll think how "Baby Illinae" 

Has grown so very fast. 



For as the star of life in "prepdom" 
"Illinae" will e'er appear, 

A developer of girls' talents, 

And making their future so clear. 



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Athletics 




Baseball team 

H. O. Panhorst . . Captain 
A. E. Hanmer . . Manager 

J. E. Smiley, Pitcher 

C. S. Rodman . . . Catcher 

H. O. Panhorst .... First Base 

S. C. Rawlins Second Base 

R. D. MATTESON Third Base 

F. \V. Monroe Left Field 

J. L- Sparling Center Field 

H. S. Mosher Right Field 

C. Hester Short Stop 

E. Darragh . . Substitute 
T. Orchard, Substitute 



<#^J.B"fe*S 



football Ccam 

D. T. Hansen . . Captain 
F. Gay . . . Manager 

O. C. Brown Center 

H. F. Freiberg Right Guard 

W. W. Pierson Left Guard 

J. J. TrEFz Right Tackle 

P. I. Case .... Left Tackle 
R. R. Bali.antyn, Right End 

F. Gay Left End 

R. D. Matteson Quarter-Back 

G. H. Cater Right Half-Back 

I). T. Hansen Left Half-Back 

H. A. Hansen Full Back 

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the Three Bridges. 



Cbe fatal Step 

By M. J. Seed. 

OMETIME you will be happy, but you are about to take a fatal step." 

The speaker, a swartby-faced woman, has long before lost all those fem- 
inine graces which command the admiration of man. Her face is wrinkled 
with age, and the mass of unkempt hair hangs down her shoulders. As 
she sits atone end of the tent on a bundle of bed-clothes, there is some- 
thing weird in her appearance. A pair of piercing black eyes, which 
glare out of their sunken depths, has a peculiar fascination for the girl 
at her side. By degrees her listener has become roused to a high pitch 
of excitement, and, as the concluding sentence is uttered, an indefinable 
dread takes possession of the girl. 

Now, with a sigh of relief the visitor rises to depart. Thinking of the 
ominous warning of the gypsy she hurries along, glad to get away from 
the camp which at first she thought so attractive. 

Presently, as the sun is setting, she arrives at the place known as 
Here she pauses, and for a moment the cloud disappears from her face as 
she recalls the words spoken here just a week before. She looks again at the engagement ring 
in order to make sure that she is not dreaming, but the sight of the jewel serves only to 
associate the coming marriage with the gypsy's words: " You are about to take somefatal step." 
Can it be true ? The thought is unbearable ! How can she now give up her cherished 
hopes ? But in her excited state she can think of no other meaning, so by the time she arrives 
at home she decides to heed the warning. 

The house which she is approaching was built for a creamery. The basement is used for 
the manufacture of butter and cheese, while the main floor is occupied by the family. Along 
the entire front of the building is a porch on which open three doors. At the second of these 
the milk is received and conducted to the basement. For convenience, then, the floor from off 
this door was not laid. 

As she is about to enter the gate she hears a familiar step, and, turning around, sees the one 
who has been occupying so large a share of her thoughts. The moon has now arisen, and as 
they walk along the quiet country road the girl would gladly drive from her memory that scene 
in the tent, but she cannot. Her companion wonders at her abstraction, and she tells him of 
her visit that afternoon to the gypsy camp. In vain he tries to dissuade her from what he 
terms her folly. Then, when he finds his words have no effect, he calls it a fit of obstinacy, 
and reproaches her for her faithlessness. This touches her feminine nature and, as additional 
words lead only to misunderstandings, they soon relapse into silence. 

Finally the unhappy pair reach home. Neither conjecture that the gypsy's prophecy will 
so soon be fulfilled. In their absorption they walk past the first door, and then bidding 
goodby in a constrained manner, he turns away, perhaps for the last time. 

Suddenly his steps are arrested by the screams of a girl, followed almost instantly by a 
splash like that of a body striking the water. Thoughts of what this strange occurrence 
means rush wildly through his mind. Perhaps she has stepped on a secret spring, and, falling 
to some underground stream, is even now being borne to her death ! However, forgetting now 
his disappointment and having no regard for his own safety, he leaps down into the darkness. 
To his relief he finds his footing, and hearing a gurgling sound to his left, he plunges in that 
direction and is overjoyed to find her unhurt. 

Lights are now brought and the pair realize their situation. She had only stepped into a 
large vat of buttermilk. 




J\ Scene from a "novel" 

(With apologies to W. E. McLennan.) 
By J. G. Chambers. 

T was night; and all was still, save for a hurrying, scurrying sound of footsteps, ever 
drawing nearer to the brink of a precipice that overhung the sea. The foremost figure 
was that of a man running for his life. Two dusky forms, with glittering knives in their 
teeth and paper collars around their ankles, followed swiftly, brandishing spears. 
Suddenly Percival stopped short in his flight, and drawing a roll of manuscript from his 
breast, cried, in a horseradish voice: "Halt!" But the savages came slowly on. 
Percival' unrolled the manuscript in the moonlight, and read: "Spring, beautiful 

Spring " but no sooner had the first words fallen from his lips, than the native in 

advance dropped dead in his tracks, and the other barely had strength enough to crawl 
away. Percival gazed at them with a smile, and gurgled: " I've had my r-r-revenge!" 
He replaced the manuscript in his pocket, and turned to go, when a writhing shape hurled 
itself upon him through the ambient atmosphere. It was a boa-constrictor! Horrors! Could 
he not save himself? He felt that fully one-half of his body was hanging in mid-air, over the 
cliff, when suddenly a thought struck him and threw him back from the edge of the abyss. 
But the immense serpent had a " pull," and, throwing his tail around a projecting slice of 
stratum, he slowly pulled Percival back over the precipice. The young man's strength was 
slowly ebbing from his sleeves, but he struggled desperately. He gazed far beneath him, 
where he could see the sea leaping hungrily upward. Merciful heavens! He caught a glimmer 
of saw-like teeth far below. It was a shark waiting to snatch him under should he fall. 
He could not hold on much longer. The snake had coiled itself partly around the lower part 
of his body, and he held its head tightly between his knees, bnt it was slowly working loose. 
He thought of climbing back over the brink, but — ye gods! — as if in answer to his thought, 
he caught the fiery gleam of a panther's eyes! His breath came in short trousers! He was 
now confronted by three dangers, but the most pressing was the snake coils, so he decided to 
dispose of that first. (He had been hanging by his finger nails all this time.) The snake had 
almost freed itself — he must act instantly, if not sooner. He twisted around, and, by great 
exertion, got the reptile between him and the rock. Then, freeing one foot, he drove home, 
and stabbed it to the backbone with the toe of his pointed patent-leather shoe! 

Casting the snake into the sea, Percival felt that a great weight had been lifted from him, 
and drawing his silk handkerchief from his pocket and wiping the cold perspiration from his 
feverish brow, he murmured in a husky voice with yellow rings around it: "That's the time 
the pointed toe saved a life. But if my feet had been like those of Chicagoans!" Horrors! 

The panther had crept stealthily up, determined to force Percival's hand. His hold was 
slipping; the panther was preparing to leap upon him, and the only thing to do was to drop. 

While falling through the air, Percival thought of the shark below, but there was no help 
for him now; he must take his chances. He struck the water with a thud, sending spray in all 
directions. When he came to the surface he looked around. The shark was floating belly 
upward, with the snake's tail protruding from its mouth. The watery monster had choked to 
death. Percival was now so tired that he could swim no longer, so he grasped the shark's 
body and used it as a buoy, until they drifted ashore. Carrying the shark's carcass and the 
snake. Percival crept up to the top of the cliff, deposited his burden on the ground, and, draw- 
ing his trusty penknife, he crawled behind the panther, and killed the carnivorous quadruped 
with one blow! He then skinned the panther and the shark, and, using the serpent as a rope 
he tied the serpent's skin over the flexible bones of the shark, and, on the flying machine thus 
constructed, flew home to his beloved, who had watched all from her window with a telescope. 



Reflections of a fourth year 



Tourth=Vcar Class Production. 
By F. E. Owen. 




FOURTH YEAR sat at his window, 

And thought of the days that were past; 
And he took up his pencil and paper, 
As his thoughts into this form were cast. 



I've traveled all " Prepdotn" over, 
And now to the college I'll go, 

For I know they will gladly receive me, 
When the) - find out how much I know. 



I've toiled from Caesar through Virgil, 
And finished the two years of Greek ; 

At Geometry, Physics and German, 
I likewise have taken a peep. 

I have no fear of Clark's English, 

It will be but a mere bagatelle ; 
For when under Miss Grant's careful guidance 

I studied this subject quite well. 

I've written my fourth-year essays, 
And read them to wise Doctor Fisk ; 

And again, as I think of Clark's English, 
I'm sure that I'm running no risk. 

The moral side of my nature 

Has here been most carefully trained ; 

I've been shown ever}' Friday in chapel 
The goal that by me must be gained. 

There first I heard of tobacco, 

And the sin of using the weed ; 
And away from this habit the Doctor 

Endeavored my foot-steps to lead. 

The social side of my nature 

Would also have been up to-date, 

Had it not been for strict regulations 
Forbidding my staying up late. 




Most foolish, fond regulation 

That stops at eleven o'clock, 
All the socials ; and justly at thee, do 

The fun-loving students all mock. 

Ah well, I have passed all my ex's, 
To-night is the commencement eve, 

I shall then with my heart beating highly, 
My sheepskin with honor receive. 



Oh "Prepdom," farewell then forever, 

Though "New Prep" I'd like to have seen; 

Yet "Old Prep," in the hearts of thy children 
Thy mem'ry shall ever be green ! 



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Cbc Royal Road 

third-year Class Production. 
By.G. S. Wilcox. 



OVV dear to my heart are the trees on the campus ! 

Their frost-covered branches outlined on the sky; 
'The bleak, ice-bound strand by the lake in the winter, 

With waves dashing skyward in foam-crests so high. 



In springtime, when robins are dulcetly warbling, 
And perfume of violets enladens the air, 

The view down the vistas of sweet-smelling branches 
Ennobles the soul and alleviates care. 



Callow youth, in the heyday that's gliding so swiftly, 
Let gaining of knowledge and lore be thy creed. 

With thy prospects and hopes, in this Garden of Eden 
The roadway to learning is royal, indeed. 



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that "€x." 




By Mary F. Wright. 



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HE "ex" is long, and hard, and dreary; 
Time flies, and I am more than weary; 
My pen still travels the uncheering page, 
And at every word I am filled with rage, 
7\ And the " ex " is hard and dreary. 



To wait so long is hard and dreary; 
Time drags, and I grow very weary; 
My mind still travels the uncheering way, 
And my hopes of passing are less each day, 
For the " ex " was hard and dreary. 



Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining; 
The " flunker's ex " thou still may shine in; 
Thy fate is the common fate of all : 
Into each heart some fear must fall, 
Some "ex " must be hard and dreary. 



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Oration 




n Parody 
By George Bahrenburg. 

HARDLY think that I exaggerate when I say, that never since the founding of the 
academy has there been found a man better fitted for a great work than Kester. You 
may say that I am partial to my schoolmate, but Rob Wilson, of the senior class, who 
hated a prep almost as much as he did an oratory student, when he visited Euphronia, 
and heard Kester, the dignified senior, opened wide his mouth and exclaimed: "This 
is the man, those are the hands, the most proficient that teach penmanship to-day," 
and I think he knew what he was talking about. 

Owen could lead the singing in chapel; Rodman could make a mash on any girl; Swift 
could "work" Prof. Morse; Arthur Brown could hold Friday chapel spell bound with his 
oratory, and Panhorst could get a stand in with any of his teachers, but no one of these men 
could do more than that one thing. The wonder about Kester was that he could write better 
than Smiley; he could sway a prayer-meeting better than Gurney, and leave Professor Wilde 
far behind in a bicycle race. 

It has been my privilege to have heard all the great preps who have become singularly 
famed at and near their boarding houses. I know what was the athletic ability of Cater; I 
know what it is to be approached by my laundryman; I have seen eloquence in the brass 
logic of Frye, but all three of these men never surpassed, and no one of them ever equaled 
the great penmanship professor. 

Whenlwasin Joliet I asked "Touchdown" Smith, " Is Herbert Kester a good prep?" 
"As good a prep as ever took first Latin," said he, and then he told me the following story : 
"When, in 1873, Kester first entered the academy, the athletic association was so weak that it 
had only Agnew and myself to speak for it, and we agreed that when I spoke he should cheer 
me, and when he spoke I should cheer him, and these were the only cheers we ever got." 

One clay a large delegation of " frat" men (I think Hard said twenty-nine), who repre- 
sented Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Sigma, and Beta Theta Pi, went 
to him and said, "Kester, at last you are about to graduate 
from prep — if you will never go to the four-mile limit again 
with Dwigans and Case, we will give you the choice of join- 
ing either one of these "frats." But if you work with those 
"bibs," count us always against you." 

It was a terrible temptation. How many a so-called prep 
would have yielded ! Kester said, Dr. Rogers knows I speak 
for the brightest students in the whole university; but may 
my right hand forget its penmanship and my tongue cleave to 
the floor of my mouth, if but to desert the poor first years — even 
the second years, if I forget first Latin one single hour. 




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And then beside his irreproachable character, he had what is half the power of a pop- 
ular prep — he had a majestic presence. In youth he had the brow of a Hercules, and the stature 
of a Seed. A little Kester would have been no Kester at all. You remember the story Dr. 
Fisk tells us at Friday chapel, about Matteson, when he in the academy was trying to break 
up joint socials among the literary societies. Kester came to Friday chapel to protest, and 
five hundred preps came out to meet him. He lifted up his majestic presence before that sea 
of human faces, his brow charged with thunder and said: "Ladies and gentlemen: I am a 
prep; a first-year prep; a Euphronian prep; a religious prep; a Northwestern prep; and if you 

do away with the joint sessions where shall we go to have a good 
time?" And, says Snyder, " We all held our breath, thinking 
where he could go." But, if Dr. Fisk had not been around, we 
would probably have said, "confound you, go to the Female 
Seminary or the Cottage for your good times." Well, Kester had 
all that, and then he had what Hamilton never had, and what 
Dickey had, the magnetism and grace of conducting a "Syllabus" 
election. 

It would have been a pleasure even to look at him if he 
had not spoken at all, and all you thought of was a green-hound. 
And then he had, what so few prep speakers have, a voice that 
sounded the gamut. I heard him once in Heck Hall say, "Preps, I send my voice careering 
like a threshing-machine across the campus, to tell my fellow men that X Y Z equals X Y Z 
and to remind the college senior that he need not think he owns a whole stock ranch when 
he gets a sheepskin." And I seemed to hear his voice reverberating and re-echoing back 
to the campus from the cottage, and then, with the slightest possible flavor of a first year prep, 
he would tell a story that would make all Friday Chapel laugh, and the next moment there 
were tears in his voice, like an old song, and five-hundred preps would be in tears. And all 
the while no effort— he seemed only breathing. 





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Che Battle: Jin Allegory 



By G. S. Wilcox. 




AST night I dreamed a wonderful dream! I found myself, of a sudden, in 
that weird land which is so fantastically evoked by tliat sub-conscious 
state of wakefulness in slumber. I was journeying through a wilderness, 
and was plodding steadily forward, recking neither of the stones in my 
path, nor of the thorns at my side; for I was determination. Pausing, at 
length, to take breath, I became suddenly aware that a vast concourse of 
beings, fearful, though familiar, was bearing down to crush and overwhelm 
me. For a moment I was filled with apprehension and dismay; then, seizing 
my trusty sword, Intellect, in both hands, I placed my back against a rock, 
and stood, with tightened girth and defiant mein, awaiting the advancing host. 
The}- approached with a steady and dignified tread, which tallied well witli 
their imposing appearance. As they drew nearer, I could see that they formed 
a well-ordered army, divided into three wings; and imagine my surprise and 
consternation when I discovered that they were commanded by my old enemies 
Leonidas Cresar and Vercingetorix! In the front ranks the fighting men were 
all intimate acquaintances, and seemed the more formidable on that account, as I thought 
that they knew my most vulnerable spots. Among these I noticed " Adverbial Accusative " in 
particular, leering at me with its ugly face, and driving me mad with vexation. To the rear, 
the faces, while less familiar, looked even more sinister. They were armed for the most part 
with long pikes (which looked suspiciously like dissecting needles), although some carried 
sharp-pointed triangles, or heavy steel cones. But that which struck terror deepest into my 
heart was the sable banner floating on the breeze, bearing, beneath a death's-head, the inscrip- 
tion: "Oratio Obliqua!" 

We fought hard and fiercely, hour after hour, and many a brave soul bit the dust and gave 
of his life-blood to quench the thirst of my faithful weapon; but at last my breath came in 
shorter and shorter gasps, and the bloody sweat oozed from my brow, for my strength was 
failing me and I felt that I must die. Just as I was about to suffer the degradation of utter 
defeat, I became conscious of the presence of a beautiful girl standing at my side, and urging 
me on to renewed effort. She told me that the world called her "Inspiration." Thereupon, 
grasping my sword more firmly, I made a final rush at my enemies, struck their banner to the 
earth, and scattered them like chaff before the wind. Then a great light opened before me 
and I saw we two, as in a panorama, strolling placidly, hand in hand, down the long avenue 
of life to where success and happiness waited with open arms to receive us. 







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L. A. B-k-r — I am bashful and afraid of girls. •&• 

M. J. S- -D — Love me little, love me long. } 

H. 0. P-nh-rst— His only books J 

2 Are women's looks. 

A. C. Sp-ngl-r— His face doth always hatch 
a smile. 

J. C. H-ns-x — The down upon his lip lay 
like the shadow of a hovering kiss. 

Miss S- -rg-nt— To know her is a liberal 
education. 

H. N. Fr- -b-rg — Keep silence and be a phi- 
losopher. 

D. P. L-m — Wants a squeezer. 

Miss Gr-nt— She stands, the shadow of a 
mighty name. 

Ch-rl-s R-dm-n- — Eloquent enough, but 
too little wisdom. 

R. S. B-nn-TT— To draw or not to draw, that 
is the question. Whether it is safer in the 
player to take the awful risk of skinning 
for a straight, or to stand pat and raise 'em 
all to the limit. 

D- -sy -ndr-ws — Linked sweetness long 
drawn out. 

A. H. L-T-m-r — So young and so untender. 

S. G-i.i.-si- Then he will talk ! Ye gods ! 

How he will talk ! 

Miss To-ns- -d— A little less noise in the hall, 
please. 

H. B. Sm-Th — The curly head is a crown of 
glory. 



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J. J-hn-t-n — Much can be made of a Scotch- 
man if he be caught young. 

R. J. H-m-lt-n — Love seldom haunts the 
breast where learning lies. 

J. J. Tr-Fz — Some Cupid kills with arrows, 
some with traps. 

R. J. L- -b — Much study is a weariness of 
the flesh. 

A. J. Br-wn — The very hairs of your head 
are all numbered. 

C. J. Sw-ft — I only speak right on. 

R-bb- - B- -rd — So wise, so young, they say 
do not live long. 

Mr. L- D- -m — Few and short were the 
prayers he said. 

Mr. C-nn-r — Now, write out your[sentences 
religiously. 

S. P-l-c-n — Rejoice, O young man, in thy 
youth. 

P. H. C-s- —Blow.' Blow! Blow! 

E. C. R- -B God made him; and, therefore, 

let him pass for a man. 

A. R. W-nsl-w — " Did you see the piece in 
the paper this morning about Mr. Ca(l)d- 
well, the professor of soakiology?" 

Dr. F-sk — A man, he was, to all the country 
dear. 

Mr. W-ld Wisdom personified and sawed 

off. 
Ch-rl- U- H-m-i/t-n — Where innocence is 

bliss, 'tis folly to be wise. 



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G. A. B-rch-ll— I am but a stranger here; 
heaven is my home. 

I. M. Sm-l-y — One vast, substantial smile. 

Miss C-MST-CK — She hath a face like a bene- 
diction. 

M-RV W-LLS — Her voice was ever soft, gentle 
and low. 

H. S. Iv-st-r — Of all those arts in which the 
wise excel, 
Nature's chief master-piece is writing well. 

Fr-d W-ff — Nothing can come of nothing. 

The Latin Faculty — And are ye cowards 
all, to leave the hottest of the fighting to 
the women and old men ? 

Fourth Year Class — No doubt we are the 
people and wisdom will die with us. 

Dr. Scott's Classroom — Who enters here 
leaves hope behind. 

Second Latin B. — And still we gazed, and 
still the wonder grew, 
That such small heads could carry all they 
knew. 

The cottage bell tolls the parting hour, 
And M-LV-LL- seeks his lonely bower. 

El-z-b-Th W-ng— One of those charming 
pug noses; dear little knobs for men to 
hang their hearts, like hats, upon. 

Mr. St-ck-r- — Man delights me not; no, nor 
woman, either. 

Fisk Quartette — What a world of wailing 
is aroused bv their toot. 









Xtracks from Gr-c- M-ll-r's Diary' : 

March 14. Walked home from chapel with 
Mr. C-s-. 

March 15. Walked home from chapel with 
Mr. Arn-ld. 

March 16. Walked home from chapel with 
Mr. L-m-n. 

March 17. Walked home from chapel with 
Mr. H-nm-r. 

March 18. Walked home from chapel 
alone. I shall never speak to Mr. C-s- again 
for missing his turn. 

R-LP- M-u-S-n — Man should cultivate im- 
partially his talents and his moustache. 

Miss Grant (in Eng. Class)— How would 
you punctuate this sentence: The old man 
dropped ten silver dollars? W-LL Br-y — 
Make a dash after the dollars. 

What a G- -dr-ch Syllabus board the acad- 
emy has this year. 

Prof. Morse (reading notices in chapel) — 
Third year prayer-meeting in room eleven 
this evening as usual Topic: "What 
would Jesus do " under the leadership of 
Mr. Barnes? 

Job had comforters, but we are content with 
Sheets. 

Hamilton played a " high trump " when he 

took Miss G T to Zete. No danger 

now of his flunking in English. 

Syllabus Board — Censure is the tax a man 
pays to the public for being eminent. 



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Contents 



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FRONTISPIECE 

Title page 

Dedication 

Editorial Board . 

Greeting 

UNIVERSITY . 

Faculty . 

Class Organizations 

Class of '99 

FRATERNITIES 

Sigma Chi 

Phi Kappa Sigma 

Beta Theta Pi . 

Phi Kappa Psi 

Delta Upsilon 

Alpha Phi . 

Delta Gamma 

Kappa Kappa Gamma 

Phi Delta Theta 

Kappa Alpha Theta 

Gamma Phi Beta 

Delta Tau Delta . 

Theta Nu Epsilon 

Pi Beta Phi 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

Delta Delta Delta 

Omega Psi 

Zeta Phi Eta 

Deru 

Alpha Chi Omega 

Sigma Nu 



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IV 

VII 

VIII 

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ORGANIZATIONS 

University Woman's Club . 

Northern Oratorical League 

Central Debating League 

Hinman Literary Society 

University Guild 

Intersociety Debating League 

Rogers Debating Club 

Adelphic Debating Club 

Pan-Hellenic Association 

The Science Club 

The Musical Clubs 

University Settlement 

Y. M. C A. 

Y. W. C. A . 

Die Deutsche Gesellschaft 

Der Deutsche Literatur Verein 

Le Cercle Francais 

Yolunteer Band 

The Junior Play 

Prizes and Honors 

The Northwestern 

ATHLETICS . 

EDITORIAL 

GRINDS 

CALENDAR 

LITERARY . 

THE ACADEMY 



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Medical School, as well as for catalogues, address Frank Billings, M. D., Secretary of the 
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or for catalogues, apply to Professor Oscar Oldberg, Dean of the Faculty, 2441 Dearborn 
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At Chicago, 111., offers to women a four years' course of study in the principles and practice 
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Theological Institute are the Theological Schools of the University. For information, or 
catalogues, apply to these respective schools at Evanston, 111. 

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Evanston, 111. 
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Special Advantages are Offered to College Graduates*** 



Catalogues and detailed circulars of information will be sent free on application. 

H. W. TYLER, Secretary, 

491 Boylston St., BOSTON, MASS. 



College of Physicians and Surgeons 

OF CHICAGO 

School of Medicine, University of Illinois. 

(Opposite Cook County Hospital ) 

Four years graded course. First two years largely laboratory work, last two years largely 
clinical work. Laboratory and clinical facilities unsurpassed in the United States. Six 
annual scholarships of the value of #100.00 each are awarded to students in the college. 
Students interested in medical education are invited to investigate this college. 

For information apply to 

DR. WM. ALLEN PUSEY, Secretary, 103 State Street, Chicago. 

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KING'S RESTAURANT 



%£> «s§5 JJC 





U2 to 118 FIFTH AVENUE. 

Nothing gives such zest to a meal as a well-founded consciousness that every- 
thing entering into it has been prepared with absolute cleanliness. Cleanli- 
ness has always been classed among the virtues, but a clean restaurant deserves 
a special distinction. King's Restaurant, 112 to 118 Fifth Avenue, is scrupulously 
clean from end to end. This assertion can readily be substantiated, as an 
inspection is welcome at all times. The recent overhauling to which King's 
Restaurant has been subjected makes it one of the brightest and most attractive 
places in the city. It has been thoroughly renovated and refurnished through- 
out at a cash outlay of several thousand dollars, but the result justifies the 
expenditures. Considering the moderate prices prevailing at this house, the 
cuisine is above criticism. King's Restaurant is open all night, and possesses 
special accommodations for ladies. As an after-the-theater resort it is deservedly 
popular. For this purpose no restaurant in the city is so conveniently situated 
when the transportation facilities for different parts of the city are taken into con- 
sideration. It is situated "on the loop" and within half a block of an elevated 
station. Surface roads for all parts of the city are easy of access. For a 
noon-day lunch or refreshments after the theater King's Restaurant offers 
exceptional advantages. CHAS. W. KINC. 




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JEvanston, 1111. 



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The (Jolumbia^^ 

FINE 
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GOODS 




FANCY 6REAMS, FRUIT IGE5 and CONFECTIONS 

The Best Restaurant in Evanston. 




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STUDENTS' RESORT 



Artistic Catering 
Special Rates to Students 



EARL & WILSON'S. 

MEN'S LINEN COLLARS ANDCUFFS 

"ARE THE BEST" 

FOR SALE EVERYWHERE. 



814 DAVIS STREET (2d door west 
of P. O.) 'Phone 48 



M. McCallum & Son 

PROPRIETORS 



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